This publication titled “Energy Statistics 2012”, is brought out every year by Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the present one is 19th in the series. The publication contains the latest data available in respect of different energy sources, with different agencies/organizations and a brief analysis of the data on reserves, installed capacity, potential for generation, production, consumption, import, export and wholesale price of different energy commodities as available from the concerned line Ministries of the
Government of India.
This publication is an attempt to cater to the needs of the planners, policy makers and researchers by making available the entire energy data at a single place.
Analytical indicators viz. Growth Rates, Compound Annual Growth Rates (CAGR), Percentage Distributions, have been provided in relevant tables to increase the utility of the publication. For the first time energy balance has been included in the publication, to give a more complete picture of the energy sector. However, Energy Balance is still in evolution stage and needs more work to be as per international requirements for compilation of energy balances.
It is reiterated that the statistics provided in the report is provisional as the actual data is reported with a considerable time lag. In view of this, the information based on provisional data for certain years may undergo some modification as and when the actual data is made available.