New Delhi: SJVN Limited’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Nand Lal Sharma said on Tuesday that the power stations of SJVN Limited have transcended all previous power generation records for the month of January 2022. The power stations have generated 290.47 MU in January 2022, exceeding the previous record of 277.63 MU achieved in January 2020. Thus, a growth of 10 percent has been registered in power generation in January 2022 compared to 265.69 MU in January 2021.
Sharma stated that in another major accomplishment, 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station has surpassed its design energy of 6,612 MU (90 percent a dependable year) on January 31, 2022. This feat has been achieved with two months of the financial year still to go. For the current financial year (FY 2021-22), SJVN’s power stations have already generated 8,612 MU during the initial 10 months against total design energy of 8,700 MU. During three-quarters of the FY, plant availability factor of NJHPS & RHPS is the best ever with 108.013 percent and 107.944 percent, respectively.
The CMD applauded the efforts of SJVN employees. He said, “These achievements are a testimony to the technical expertise of our employees and best-in-class operation and maintenance practices adopted by our operating units. Despite the impacts of the global pandemic, our power stations have risen to the challenge and performed exceptionally well.”
Sharma further said that under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and continual guidance of Union Minister of Power RK Singh, SJVN is soaring high and achieving new heights. SJVN has embarked on a fast-paced journey of harnessing renewable energy. This is in consonance with the commitment of the government to achieve 500 GW of installed capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.
Presently, SJVN has a portfolio of more than 16,000 MW, with 2016.50 MW installed capacity and the rest under various stages of development. This tremendous growth in the portfolio has enabled SJVN to revise and upgrade its shared vision. Now, the company is set out to achieve 5000 MW by 2023, 25,000 MW by 2030 and 50,000 MW installed capacity by the year 2040.
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