Overview

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The Overall generation (Including generation from grid connected renewable sources) in the country has been increased from 1110.458 BU during 2014-15 to 1173.603 BU during the year 2015-16, 1241.689 BU during 2016-17 and 1306.614 BU during 2017-18. The performance of Category wise generation during the year 2017-18 was as follows:-

Thermal Increased by       4.27 %
Hydro Reduced by            3.07 %
Nuclear Increased by       0.87 %
Bhutan Import  Increased by       13.55 %

Renewables Increased by   23.48 %

Overall Growth rate recorded by  5.35 %

The annual growth in power generation during recent years is as under:

YEAR

GROWTH IN
CONVENTIONAL GENERATION (%)

GROWTH IN
RENEWABLE GENERATION (%)

GROWTH IN
TOTAL GENERATION (%)

2008-09 2.7 - -
2009-10 6.6 - -
2010-11 5.56 - -
2011-12 8.11 - -
2012-13 4.01 - -
2013-14 6.04 - -
2014-15 8.43 - -
2015-16 5.64 6.47 5.69
2016-17 4.72 23.97 5.80
2017-18 3.95 23.48 5.23
2017-18 (Upto May 2018) 1.92 14.95 2.80

* Provisional