NTPC’s total installed capacity increases to 48,143 MW

India’s largest power generator NTPC Ltd’s total installed capacity has increased to 48,143 Megawatt with the commissioning of its 115 MW Bhadla solar power project.

NTPC, which contributes nearly 24 percent of the country’s total power generation, has plans to set up 10,000 MW renewable projects by 2022.

The company now has 19 coal based, seven gas based, 10 solar PV, one hydro and nine subsidiaries or joint venture power stations. NTPC currently has a capacity of over 23,000 MW under implementation at 23 locations across the country including 4,300 MW being undertaken by the joint venture and subsidiary companies.

First wind power project of NTPC- Rojmal wind energy project 50 MW is being set up in the State of Gujarat.

Recently, the first coal rake of NTPC’s Pakri-Barwadih coal mine at Hazaribagh was flagged-off making it a fully integrated company. So far in this financial year, NTPC’s thermal stations clocked a plant load factor (PLF) of 77.72 per cent as against national PLF of 59.64 per cent.

NTPC has the vision to be the world’s leading power company, by becoming become 130 GW company by 2032 with Non-fossil fuel based capacity of 30 per cent.



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