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NTPC Barh Super Thermal Power Station begins commercial operations Thursday midnight

NTPC Limited on Thursday said that the 660 MW unit of its Barh Super Thermal Power Station will start commercial operation from midnight of November 11, 2021
660 MW unit of NTPC Barh Super Thermal Power Station starts commercial operations
660 MW unit of NTPC Barh Super Thermal Power Station starts commercial operations

New Delhi: State-run NTPC Limited said on Thursday informed that Unit-1 (660 MW) of Barh Super Thermal Power Station Stage-I (3x660 MW) will start commercial operation from midnight. Barh Super Thermal Power Station or NTPC Barh is located in Barh in the Indian state of Bihar. The 1,320 MW (2 x 660 MW) Barh Stage-2 built by BHEL is operational. While Barh Stage-1 is being built by Russian firm Technopromexport (TPE).

In a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges the company said, "We wish to inform that Unit-1 (660 MW) of Barh Super Thermal Power Station Stage-I (3x660 MW) is declared on commercial Operation w.e.f. 00:00 Hrs. of November 12, 2021."

With this, the commercial capacity of NTPC and NTPC group will become 54,232.5 MW and 67,657.5 MW respectively.

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NTPC Limited is a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Power. The company is engaged in the business of the generation of electricity and allied activities.

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