The government intends to build the country’s power generating capacity by very nearly 300 percent in next 20 years to 111,000 megawatts and eliminate practically the majority of the current thermal power plants to fulfill rising vitality need at moderate expenses.
The IGCEP is focusing on an absolute limit expansion of about 98,100MW by 2040. This would incorporate about 29,000MW of hydropower plants finished by 20,000MW nearby coal-based plants, for the most part in Thar.
The nuclear power generating capacity would go past 4,300MW as a progression of huge plants of 1,100MW each are finished. The arrangement imagines diminishing the capacity of Liquiefied Natural Gas-based plants while a sum of about 9,000MW current oil-based plants would be eliminated by 2040.
Then again, about 16,000MW limit expansion has been arranged through inexhaustible sources — wind, sunlight based, baggasse and so forth — while imported coal-based age limit would increment to 5,000MW.