India’s largest power generator NTPC completes total installed capacity of 65,810 MW
Published 7 April 2021
With the successful completion of trial operation by Unit-2 of Tanda Super Thermal Power Station in Uttar Pradesh (UP), NTPC’s installed capacity has risen to 65,810 MW.
NTPC, India’s largest power generator also said that its Unit-2 of 660 MW capacity of Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project (3 x 660 MW) of Nabinagar Power Generating Co. Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC Limited) has successfully completed trial operation.
NTPC also announced Commercial Operation Date (COD) of the first part capacity of 70 MW Of 85 MW Bilhaur Solar PV Project in UP.
NTPC Group has 70 power stations including 26 renewable projects. The group has over 18 GW of capacity under construction, including 5 GW of renewable energy projects. With global shift in energy space, NTPC is increasingly emphasising on ESG and changed its focus to renewable for future growth while improving on sustainability matrix. Sustained efforts are underway for transforming into an Integrated Energy company.
Uninterrupted supply of electricity through environment-friendly energy projects at affordable prices has been a key fous area of NTPC, company officials said. In February, NTPC commenced commercial operations for the Kameng Hydro-Electric Project, a part North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (a wholly-owned subsidiary company of NTPC Ltd.
In the December-ended quarterly results, gross generation of NTPC came in at 65.42 billion units as against 61.21 billion units during the corresponding period of previous year. This us an increase of 6.87 per cent. For nine months of financial year 2021, gross generation was 193.28 billion units as against 191.35 billion units during the corresponding period of previous year.