NTPC adds highest ever capacity; records highest single day generation

The higher generation from coal based stations indicates uptrend in electricity demand in the grid.

GN Bureau | March 28, 2017


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With commissioning of 800 MW unit at Kudgi in Karnataka, 250 MW unit at Bongaigaon in Assam and 20 MW at Bhadla solar in Rajasthan, the total installed capacity of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) group has reached to 49,943 MW.
 
The 12th plan capacity addition target of 11,920 MW has been exceeded by adding 12,840 MW the highest ever capacity addition in any five year plan by NTPC.
 
NTPC and Group NTPC also achieved highest ever daily generation of 784.74 MUs and 870.11 MUs on March 22 surpassing previous best of 782.95MUs and 866.47 MUs achieved on September 9, 2016.
 
NTPC coal stations clocked highest ever daily generation of 749.63 MU on March 22 over previous highest of 742.51 MU in 2016.
 
The higher generation from coal based stations indicates uptrend in electricity demand in the grid.
 
NTPC has total installed capacity of 49943 MW from its 19 coal based, seven gas based, 10 solar PV, one hydro and nine subsidiaries / joint venture power-stations.
 
The company has capacity of over 22,000 MW under implementation at 23 locations across the country including 4300 MW being undertaken by joint venture and subsidiary companies.
 

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