India to attract Rs 11.5 lakh crore investment in power generation through 2022

New Delhi: India is likely to attract a massive investment of Rs 11,55,652 crore in power generation sector in the five-year period between 2017 and 2022 in setting up projects across thermal, hydro, nuclear and renewables segment.

“A total capacity addition of 58,384 Megawatt (MW) from conventional sources has been envisaged for the period 2017-2022, consisting of 47,855 MW of coal-based power stations, 406 MW of gas-based power stations, 6,823 MW of hydropower stations and 3,300 MW of nuclear stations,” Central Electricity Authority, the power ministry’s planning wing, said in its National Electricity Plan (NEP) report.

Published in The Economic Times, 9th April, 2018