NTPC flexes muscle, augments capacity: A glance

By IndianMandarins- 26 Mar 2020


India’s largest power company, NTPC ( National Thermal Power Corporation Limited)  on Wednesday announced the increase of its total installed capacity to 58,816 MW with the commissioning of the second unit of 660 MW at Khargone Super Thermal Power Project in Madhya Pradesh.

The present installed capacity of NTPC group comprises 55 NTPC stations which include 24 coal-based, seven combined cycle gas and liquid fuel, two hydro, one Wind, 11 solar PV projects and ten joint venture stations. The capacity will have a diversified fuel mix and by 2032, non-fossil fuel-based generation capacity shall make up nearly 30 percent of NTPC’s portfolio.

NTPC has been operating its plants at high-efficiency levels. Although the company has 15.56 percent of the total national capacity, it contributes 22.74 percent of total power generation due to its focus on high efficiency.

NTPC Limited is an Indian public sector undertaking engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. It is India’s largest energy conglomerate with roots planted way back in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. It is a company incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 and is promoted by the government of India.

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