India’s electricity production grew 34% over seven years to 2017, and the country now produces more energy than Japan and Russia, which had 27% and 8.77% more electricity generation capacity installed, respectively, than India seven years ago.
India produced 1,160.10 billion units (BU) of electricity–one BU is enough to power 10 million households (one household using an average of about 3 units per day) for a month–in the financial year (FY) 2017.
With a production of 1,423 BU in FY 2016, India was the third largest producer and the third largest consumer of electricity in the world, behind China and the United States.
The top 3 Producers of Electricity in the world::
1. China(6,015 billion units
2. The USA(4,327 billion units )
3. India(1,423 billion units)