STATE
West Bengal has a population of 91 million people, and is India's sixth largest state in terms of economic size. It offers excellent connectivity to the rest of India in terms of railways, roadways, ports and airports. It has 12 growth centres for medium and large scale industries. The state is also a key producer of petroleum and petrochemicals.
Installed Power Capacity
Electricity Generation from Different Sources
Power Supply
REC Demand
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Key Indicators
  • CEF state rating
    2.7 / 5
    Utility-Scale RE
  • Installed power capacity
    10775 MW
    as on September 2019
  • Installed RE capacity
    516 MW
    as on September 2019
  • RES in total electricity generation
    1.9 %
    in 2018-19
  • Ease of doing business rank
    10 / 36
    in 2017
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