• NTPC says generation grew 4.7 per cent so far this year

    India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd’s generation has grown by 4.7 per cent so far this year as compared with last year’s performance.

    The maharatna’s power generation till February this year stood at 251.036 billion units against 239.845 billion units in the previous financial year.

    NTPC said in February 2017 Korba stage II and Sipat Stage II achieved more than 100 per cent plant load factor. On 25th and 26th February, four commercial stages of NTPC stations achieved more than 100 per cent PLF on each day and out of 35 commercial stages of coal stations 17 and 14 stages achieved more than 90 per cent PLF respectively during the period.

    NTPC has total installed capacity of 48,143 Megawatt from its 19 coal based, 7 gas based, 10 solar PV, one hydro and nine subsidiaries and joint venture power stations.

    The company has capacity of over 23,000 MW under implementation at 23 locations across the country including 4,300 MW being undertaken by joint venture and subsidiary companies.

    NTPC’s First coal mine Pakri-Barwadih at Hazaribagh became operational in December 2016. First wind power project of NTPC- Rojmal wind energy project 50 MW is being set up in Gujarat.

    The 250 MW unit at NTPC’s first Power project in Bongaigaon has also has also been test sychronised recently. Brandon Fusco Authentic Jersey

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