In India, power is generated from conventional (Thermal, Nuclear & Hydro) and renewable sources (Wind, Solar, Biomass etc.). However, Major production of Electricity is achieved through coal a thermal power plant which is around 75% of the total power generation. India’s total power generation in Dec 2020 stood at 103.66 billion units, according to data realised by the Central Electricity Authority.

Details of Generation of Thermal Power from Raw Coal during the last Ten years are as under: