New Delhi: India's largest power generator, NTPC 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. With this, the total installed capacity of Khargone Super Thermal Power Project, NTPC and NTPC group has become 1,320 MW, 50,355 MW and 58,816 MW respectively.
With this, the total installed capacity of Khargone Super Thermal Power Project, NTPC and NTPC group has become 1,320 MW, 50,355 MW and 58,816 MW respectively
The present installed capacity of NTPC group comprises 55 NTPC stations which include 24 coal-based, 7 combined cycle gas and liquid fuel, 2 Hydro, 1 Wind, 11 solar PV projects and 10 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, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is an Indian public sector undertaking engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities. NTPC Limited 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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