Year Total Thermal Power (GW) Total RE (Non-Solar) Power (GW) Total Non-Utilities Power (GW) Total Nuclear Power (GW) Total Hydro Power (GW) Total Power (All Sources) (GW) Total Power (Utilities Only) (GW)
1951 1.1 0 0.6 0 0.6 2.3 1.7
1961 2 0 1 0 1.9 4.9 3.9
1971 7.9 0 1.6 0.4 6.4 16.3 14.7
1981 17.6 0 3.1 0.9 11.5 33.1 30.0
1991 45.8 0 8.6 1.5 18.8 74.7 66.1
2001 73.6 0.2 16.2 2.9 24.9 117.8 101.6
2006 88.3 4.5 21.3 3.4 28.1 145.6 124.3
2007 93.3 6.4 22.3 3.9 28.7 154.6 132.3
2008 101.5 8 25 4.1 28.3 166.9 141.9
2009 104 13.2 27 4.1 26.7 175.0 148.0
Table 1. Baseline Historical Data of Installed Power Capacity in India from Economic Survey, July 2009.[4]

 

Year Total Thermal Power (GW) Total RE (Non-Solar) Power (GW) Total Non-Utilities Power (GW) Total Nuclear Power (GW) Total Hydro Power (GW) Total Power All (Sources) (GW) Total Power (Utilities Only) (GW)
2010 108.6 15.8 28.5 4.7 26.7 184.3 155.8
2011 113.2 18.5 30.1 5.2 26.8 193.8 163.7
2012 118.0 21.2 31.7 5.8 26.8 203.5 171.8
2017 143.1 24.3 33.5 6.4 26.8 234.0 200.6
2022 170.3 27.6 35.4 7.1 26.8 267.2 231.8
2027 199.8 31.2 37.5 7.8 26.7 303.0 265.6
2032 231.5 35.1 39.7 8.5 26.6 341.5 301.8
2037 265.4 39.4 42.1 9.3 26.5 382.7 340.5
2042 301.5 43.9 44.7 10.0 26.4 426.5 381.8
2047 339.7 48.7 47.4 10.9 26.2 472.9 425.5
2052 380.2 53.7 50.3 11.7 26.0 522.0 471.7
Table 2. "Business-as-Usual" Power Capacity projection 2009-2052, Logarathimic Series Extrapolation of
1951-2009 Trend

 

Total Power (Utilities Only) (with Solar Peak Power-to-Baseload Ratio=5.6/24) (GW) Year Total Thermal Power Log- Trendline (GW) Total RE (Non-Solar) Power GoI Target (GW) Total Non-Utilities Power Log-Trendline (GW) Total Nuclear Power GoI Targets (GW) Total Hydro Power GoI Target to 2032 (GW) National (Terrestrial) Solar Mission Targets Day Time Peak Power (GW) Total Power All Sources (with Solar Peak Power-to-Baseload Ratio = 5.6/24) (GW)
160.7 2010 108.6 13.8 28.5 9.0 28.8 2 189.2
171.3 2011 113.2 14.4 30.1 12.0 31.1 2.5 201.4
181.3 2012 118.0 15.0 31.7 14.0 33.6 3.1 213.0
218.1 2017 143.1 18.6 33.5 18.0 36.3 9.0 251.6
293.4 2022 170.3 23.1 35.4 22.0 72.6 22.9 328.8
379.7 2027 199.8 28.6 37.5 33.5 106.7 47.1 417.1
480.8 2032 231.5 35.5 39.7 51.1 150 54.4 520.5
564.9 2037 265.4 44.0 42.1 78.0 150 117.9 607.0
658.4 2042 301.5 54.6 44.7 118.9 150 143.4 703.1
779.3 2047 339.7 67.7 47.4 181.2 150 174.5 826.8
931. 2052 380.2 80.0 50.3 275.0 150 200 982.1
Table 3. Power Capacity Projection [2009-2052] with Integrated Energy policy Report & National Solar Mission Targets (Thermal &
Non-Utilities by 1951-2009 tren Extrapolation)

 

Year Total Power (Utilities Only) (with Solar Peak Power-to-Baseload Ratio = 5.6/24) (GW) Installed Power Capacity Required to Sustain 7% GDP Growth (@0.775 Energy Elasticity (Utilities only) from 2010 (GW) Installed Capacity Requirement for Space Based Solar Power System (GW)
2010 160.7 160.7  
2011 171.3 169.4  
2012 181.3 178.6  
2017 218.1 232.6 14.5
2022 293.4 302.8 9.4
2027 379.7 394.3 14.7
2032 480.8 513.5 32.6
2037 564.9 668.6 103.7
2042 658.4 870.6 212.2
2047 779.3 1133.6 354.3
2052 931.8 1476.1 544.3
Table 4. Requirement for Space Solar Power.[7]