New Delhi: State-owned NTPC said in a statement on Monday that it has achieved 11.92 percent growth in power generation i.e., 364.2 BU in FY23 till February month as compared to the country’s generation growth of 9.56 percent. The company also said that it continues to demonstrate an increasing trend in coal production from its captive mines.
"NTPC's captive coal production stood at 2.6 Million Metric tonnes (MMT) whereas the despatch stood at 2.5 MMT, registering a robust growth of 80 percent and 87 percent respectively in February as compared to previous corresponding year. On a cumulative basis, the coal production crossed 20 MMT during FY23," said the statement.
"NTPC has taken various steps to augment the coal production from its coal mines. The engagement of high-capacity dumpers as well as an increase in the existing fleet size of excavators has allowed the operational mines to increase their production. Overall, NTPC Group's installed capacity stands 71,594 MW," the statement added.
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