India is world's third largest producer and fourth largest consumer of electricity in the world.

List of Top Power Companies in India

Latest update: July, 2018

  • With electricity production of 1,201.543 BU in India in FY18, the country witnessed growth of around 55.72 per cent over the previous fiscal year.
  • Over FY10–FY18, electricity production in India grew at a CAGR of 5.69 per cent.
  • In March 2017, the Power Ministry has launched an application named - GARV-II, to provide real time data related to rural electrification regarding all un-electrified villages in India. A total of 17,164 villages out of 18,452 un-electrified villages in India have been electrified up to March 2018 as part of the target to electrify all villages by May 1, 2018.

Notes: FY - Indian Financial Year (April-March), BU – Billion Unit
Source: BP Statistical Review, Ministry of Power, Aranca Research;

  • India has large reserves of coal. By the end of March 2018, total installed coal capacity in India stood at 197,171.50 MW.
  • India’s proven natural gas capacity measures about 24,897.46 MW as on March 2018.
  • With a large swathe of rivers and water bodies, India has enormous potential for hydropower. As of March 2018, India has 45.29 GW of hydro power generating capacity.
  • Wind energy is the largest renewable energy source in India; projects like the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (aims to generate 20,000 MW of solar power by 2022) are creating a positive environment among investors keen to exploit India’s potential. There are plans to set up four solar power plants of 1GW each. As of March 2018, India has 69.02 GW of renewable energy capacity.

Notes: MW - Megawatt, GW - Gigawatt
Source: Ministry of Coal, NHPC, CEA, BP Statistical Review 2015, Corporate Catalyst India, Indian Power Sector, Ministry of Power, Aranca Research


Founded in 1954, Voltas Ltd is today India's largest air conditioning company and one of the world's premier engineering solutions providers and project specialists. Voltas offers engineering solutions for a wide spectrum of industries in areas such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, refrigeration, electro-mechanical projects, ...

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GVK Power

GVK is a leading Indian conglomerate with diversified interests across various sectors including energy, resources, airports, transportation, hospitality and life sciences. It has taken pioneering initiatives across many sectors that it operates in and has overcome every challenge to provide reliable infrastructure to contribute to the country...

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Torrent Power

Torrent Power is one of the leading brands in the Indian power sector, promoted by the Rs 131.16 billion (US$ 2.08 billion) Torrent Group – a group committed to its mission of transforming life by serving two of the most critical needs - healthcare and power. With an all-round experience in generation, transmission and distribution of pow...

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Jaiprakash Power Ventures Ltd (JPVL), a part of the Jaypee Group was incorporated in 1994. The company owns and operates the 300 megawatt (MW) Baspa-II Hydroelectric Project at District Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh , 400 MW Vishnuprayag Hydroelectric project, at District Chamoli, Uttarakhand and 1000 MW Karcham-Wangtoo at District Kinnaur, Himachal Pr...

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Reliance Power Ltd

Reliance Power Ltd is a part of the Reliance Group, one of India’s largest business houses. The group operates across multiple sectors, including telecommunications, financial services, media and entertainment, infrastructure and energy. The energy sector companies include Reliance Infrastructure and Reliance Power. Reliance Power has be...

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Tata Power

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company with a significant international presence. From fuel and logistics to generation and transmission to distribution and trading-exploring various renewable sources of energy in India and globally, Tata Power have a significant presence in wind, solar, hydro and geothermal energy space. The...

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Adani Power

Adani Group, a global conglomerate with a presence in multiple businesses across the globe, entered the power sector to harbinger a 'power full' India. Their comprehension of the criticality in meeting the power requirement and its crucial role in ensuring the energy security of India, spurred them to build India's largest and among t...

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Havells India

Havells India is a US$ 1.3 billion FMCG company with a strong global footprint. The company has dominance across a wide spectrum of products, including industrial and domestic circuit protection devices, cables and wires, motors, pumps, home appliances, etc. The company's global network comprises 6,500 professionals across 91 branches and repres...

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Welspun Energy

Welspun Energy Ltd (WEL) is an independent power company based in New Delhi, India and is a subsidiary of the Welspun Group. The company was founded in 2010 and in addition to the coal-based power projects, WEL is also the biggest developer of solar projects in India. The company has strong engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) capabili...

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JSW Energy

JSW Energy is a subsidiary of the JSW Group of industries. JSW Energy was incorporated in 1994 but began commercial operations only in 2000, with the commissioning of its first 260 megawatt (MW) thermal power plant at Vijayanagar, Karnataka. Since then, the company has grown rapidly in terms of both size and scope. The Vijayanagar plant produces...

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NHPC Ltd (formerly known as National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd), a Government of India Enterprise, was incorporated in 1975 with an authorised capital of Rs 200 crore (US$ 33.27 million) and with an objective to plan, promote and organise an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in all aspects. Later on, NHPC expan...

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Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation or CESC is India's first fully integrated electrical utility. It has been generating and distributing electrical power in Kolkata and Howrah since 1899. CESC Ltd is a flagship company of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. CESC is the sole distributor of electricity within an area of 567 sq km of Kolkata and Howrah ser...

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Siemens in India is a leading powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering with a business volume aggregating about Rs 12,000 crore (US$ 2.01 billion). The company’s heritage in India dates back to 1867 when it began laying the world’s first undersea cable from London to Kolkata. The company set up branches in India as early as 1922, in Mu...

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Crompton Greaves

Crompton Greaves (CG) was established in 1937 in India. Since then, the company has been a pioneer and has retained its leadership position in the management and application of electrical energy. CG manufactures transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, network protection and control gear, project engineering, HT and LT motors, drives, lighti...

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NTPC National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC), India's largest power company, was set up in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. It is emerging as a diversified power major with presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business. Apart from power generation, which is the mainstay of the company, NTPC has already ventured into c...

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