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, 1308.146 BU during 2017-18, 1376.095 BU during 2018-19 and 1390.467 BU during 2019-20. The performance of Category wise generation during the year 2019-20 was as follows:-

Thermal Reduced by        2.75 %
Hydro Increased by            15.48 %
Nuclear Increased by       22.90  %
Bhutan Import  Increased by       31.49 %
Renewables Increased by   9.12 %
Overall Growth rate recorded by  0.95 %

generation overview

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 3.98 24.88 5.35
2018-19 3.57 24.47 5.19
2019-20 0.12 9.12 0.95
2020-21 -11.65 -2.05 -10.61
* Provisional (upto Aug 2020)