NTPC achieves 13.3% growth in gross power generation in July

New Delhi: NTPC Limited has achieved 13.3 percent growth in gross power generation during last month. In a statement, the Maharatna power PSU said that NTPC group's monthly power generation rose by a robust 13.3 percent to 26.73 BUs in the month of July’20 compared to 23.59 BUs in June 2020.

NTPC Coal stations registered a growth of 5.6 percent on a year on year basis with the generation of 21.89 BU compared to 20.74 BU (Billion Unit) in July 2019. NTPC Korba (2600 MW) in Chhattisgarh achieved over 100 Plant Load Factor (PLF) during the month of July 2020, the company said in a statement.

The present installed capacity of NTPC Limited is 6,2,910 MW (including 11,755 MW through JVs and subsidiaries), comprising of 70 NTPC stations (24 coal-based stations, 7 combined cycle gas and liquid fuel based stations, 2 hydro based station, 1 wind-based station), 25 Joint Venture stations (9 coal-based and 4 gas based) and 12 renewable energy projects. The company aims to achieve a total installed capacity of 130 GW by 2032.

Earlier, the power PSU had achieved its highest daily gross generation of 977.07 million units (MU) on July 28. NTPC’s total generation includes power generated from its subsidiary and joint venture (JV) companies.

NTPC Limited

NTPC Limited, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is a 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.

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