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Inergystat- India ranked 5th in South & Central Asia in terms of new hydro capacity addition

(01 Jun 2020)

In South & Central Asia, India ranked first in terms of total hydro capacity.

In this region, Hydro power plant is a dominant source of electricity in Georgia, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Nepal and Bhutan.

In terms of new capacity addition in 2019, India ranked fifth.

The top countries with new capacity addition in 2019 are, Bhutan (720 MW), Tajikistan (600 MW), Russia (462.5 MW), Nepal (175.8 MW) and India (154.1 MW). In total, the region added 2343 MW hydro plants.

In 2019, no new pumped storage hydro power capacity was added.

News Source : Inergystat

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