Power Sector at a Glance ALL INDIA

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         As on 26-06-2018
Source: OM SECTION
        1.Total Installed Capacity  (As on 31.05.2018) - Source : Central Electricity Authority (CEA)         

                                             

Sector

MW

% of Total

State Sector

84,627

24.6%

Central Sector

103,761

30.2%

Private Sector

155,511

45.2%

Total

3,43,899

 

 

 

 

Fuel

MW

% of Total

Total Thermal

2,22,693

64.8%

                                             Coal

1,96,958

57.3%

                                             Gas

24,897

7.2%

                                             Oil

838

0.2%

Hydro (Renewable)

45,403

13.2%

Nuclear

6,780

2.0%

RES* (MNRE)

69,022

20.1%

Total

343,899

 

* Installed capacity in respect of RES (MNRE) as on 31.03.2018.

RES (Renewable Energy Sources) include Small Hydro Project, Biomass Gasifier, Biomass Power, Urban & Industrial Waste Power, Solar and Wind Energy.

Policy Initiatives / Decision Taken

Electricity Act 2003 has been enacted and came into force from 15.06.2003. The objective is to introduce competition, protect consumer’s interests and provide power for all. The Act provides for National Electricity Policy, Rural Electrification, Open access in transmission, phased open access in distribution, mandatory SERCs, license free generation and distribution, power trading, mandatory metering and stringent penalties for theft of electricity.

It is a comprehensive legislation replacing Electricity Act 1910, Electricity Supply Act 1948 and Electricity Regulatory Commission Act 1998.The Electricity Act, 2003 has been amended on two occasions by the Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2003 and the Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2007. The aim is to push the sector onto a trajectory of sound commercial growth and to enable the States and the Centre to move in harmony and coordination.

Performance of Generation from Conventional Sources

1.0 PERFORMANCE OF CONVENTIONAL GENERATION

1.1 The electricity generation target of conventional sources for the year 2018-19 has been fixed as 1265 Billion Unit (BU). i.e. growth of around 4.87% over actual conventional generation of 1206.306 BU for the previous year (2017-18). The conventional generation during 2017-18 was 1206.306 BU as compared to 1160.141 BU generated during 2016-17, representing a growth of about 3.98%.

1.2 Generation and growth in conventional generation in the country during 2009-10 to 2018-19 :- 

Year Energy Generation from
Conventional Sources
(BU)
% of growth
2009-10 771.551 6.6
2010-11 811.143 5.56
2011-12 876.887 8.11
2012-13 912.056 4.01
2013-14 967.150 6.04
2014-15 1048.673 8.43
2015-16 1107.822 5.64
2016-17 1160.141 4.72
2017-18 1205.921 3.95
2018-19* 214.499 1.92

* Upto April 2018 (Provisional), Source : CEA

1.3    The electricity generation target of conventional sources for the year 2018-19 was fixed at 1265 BU comprising of 1091.500 BU thermal; 130.000 BU hydro; 38.500 nuclear; and 5.000 BU import from Bhutan.

2.0 Plant Load Factor (PLF):

2.1 The PLF in the country (Coal & Lignite based) from 2009-10 to 2018-19 is as under:

Year PLF Sector-wise PLF (%)
% Central State Private
2009-10 77.5 85.5 70.9 83.9
2010-11 75.1 85.1 66.7 80.7
2011-12 73.3 82.1 68.0 69.5
2012-13 69.9 79.2 65.6 64.1
2013-14 65.60 76.10 59.10 62.10
2014-15 64.46 73.96 59.83 60.58
2015-16  62.29 72.52 55.41 60.49
2016-17 59.88 71.98 54.35 55.73
2017-18 60.67 72.35 56.83 55.32
2018-19* 65.14 76.17 64.48 57.36

* Upto May 2018 (Provisional), Source : CEA

3.0 Power Supply Position

The power supply position in the country during 2009-10 to 2018-19 : 

  Energy Peak
Year Requirement Availability Surplus(+)/Deficts(-) Peak Demand Peak Met Surplus(+) / Deficts(-)
(MU) (MU) (MU) (%) (MW) (MW) (MW) (%)
2009-10 8,30,594 7,46,644 -83,950 -10.1 1,19,166 1,04,009 -15,157 -12.7
2010-11 8,61,591 7,88,355 -73,236 -8.5 1,22,287 1,10,256 -12,031 -9.8
2011-12 9,37,199 8,57,886 -79,313 -8.5 1,30,006 1,16,191 -13,815 -10.6
2012-13 9,95,557 9,08,652 -86,905 -8.7 1,35,453 1,23,294 -12,159 -9.0
2013-14 10,02,257 9,59,829 -42,428 -4.2 1,35,918 1,29,815 -6,103 -4.5
2014-15 10,68,923 10,30,785 -38,138 -3.6 1,48,166 1,41,160 -7,006 -4.7
2015-16 11,14,408 10,90,850 -23,558 -2.1 1,53,366 1,48,463 -4,903 -3.2
2016-17  11,42,929 11,35,334 -7,595 -0.7 1,59,542 1,56,934 -2,608 -1.6
2017-18 12,12,134 12,03,567 -8,567 -0.7 1,64,066 1,60,752 -3,314 -2.0
2018-19* 2,16,292 2,14,971 -1,321 -0.6 1,73,226 1,70,765 -2,461 -1.4

* Upto May 2018 (Provisional), Source : CEA

 

Generation (Billion Units)

   

Generation Growth (%)