NTPC says wait for the announcement
In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the state-run enterprise said that it will make an announcement about the start of commercial operation later but did not disclose the reason behind the delay.
“Our disclosure dated April, 29, 2019 regarding the declaration of commercial operation of unit-I (800 MW) of Gadarwara Super Thermal Power Station (2×800 MW) from 00:00 hours of April 30, 2019 is hereby withdrawn. New date for COD of the unit would be communicated subsequently,” it said.
The plant would bring up NTPC’s capacity to 53,666 MW
NTPC had earlier said that the commencement of commercial operations at the unit would push the overall capacity of Gadarwara Super Thermal Power Station, NTPC and NTPC Group to 800 MW, 46,525 MW and 53,666 MW, respectively.
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