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 Energy ProjectionsPresent Electricity
Generation Capacity (169 GWe)
Projected Requirement of Electricity
Generation by 2032 (700 GWe) *
Coal 54% 39%
Gas 10% -
Diesel 1% -
Hydro 22% 21%
Nuclear 3% (4.6 GWe) 9% (63 GWe)
Renewables 10% 14%
Insitu Coal Gas - 3%
Coal Bed Methane Natural Gas - 4%
* As per Integrated Energy Policy of 2006
India's Energy Resource Base
 Resources PotentialAmountElectricity Potential GWe-yr8
Coal 53.3 BT 10,660
Hydrocarbon 12 BT 5,833
Uranium - Metal 61,000 T
- In PHWR - 328
- In Fast Breeders - 42,231
Thorium - Metal (In Breeders) 2,25,000 T
Hydro 150 GWe 69 GWe-yr / yr
Non-conv. Rem. 100 GWe 33 GWE-yr / yr
* Assuming entire resource is used for generating electricity.
# Currently know resources (including coal bed methane) are 3 BT

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