Top five states in India with highest installed electricity generation capacity

Top five states in India with highest installed electricity generation capacity

India is the world’s fifth largest electricity generator with total installed capacity of 2,28,722 MW. Out of this, 90,062 MW is from state owned utilities, 72,927 MW is from privately owned utilities and 65,733 MW is from central owned utilities. The pace of investment from private players is considerable which shows an encouraging environment for the electricity sector. India’s energy demand has been growing rapidly in the last two decades. This demand has been boosted by industrial growth as well40

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Top Five States in India with Highest Renewable Energy Capacity

Know more on Top five states in India with highest wind electricity generation India’s energy demand has been growing rapidly. This demand has been boosted by industrial growth as well as a rise in household consumption. On the other hand, supply of energy too has grown but has been outstripped by demand. India has severe power demand supply gap, especially from past two decades. India derives most of its energy from fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas and oil40

Power demand-supply position of the state of Maharashtra

Maharashtra is the largest power generating state in India with installed electricity generation capacity of 26,838 MW (As on 31st August 2012). Maharashtra constitutes 13% of the total installed electricity generation capacity in India which is mainly from  fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas. The state of Maharashtra forms a major constituent of the western grid of India which now comes under North, East, West and North Eastern (NEWNE) grid of India. Maharashtra Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) operates40