New Delhi: NTPC Limited, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Power and the country’s largest power generation company, has achieved its highest daily gross generation of 977.07 million units (MU) on July 28, an official statement said on Wednesday. NTPC’s total generation includes power generated from its subsidiary and joint venture (JV) companies.
NTPC stated that five of its power stations Korba, Sipat and Lara in Chhattisgarh, Talcher Kaniha in Odisha and Koldam hydro in Himachal Pradesh exhibited exceptional performance and achieved 100 percent Plant Load Factor (PLF) on the day. NTPC’s previous best daily generation was 935.46 MU, which was achieved on March 12, 2019.
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.
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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