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NTPC group’s monthly power generation rose by a robust 13.3% to 26.73 BUs in the month of July’20 compared to 23.59 BUs in June’20.
As per a statement issued by NTPC Ltd., NTPC Coal stations registered a growth of 5.6% on a YoY basis with generation of 21.89 BU compared to 20.74 BU in July’19. NTPC Korba (2600 MW) in Chhattisgarh achieved over 100% PLF during the month of July 2020.
With a total installed capacity of 62910 MW, NTPC Group has 70 Power stations comprising 24 Coal, 7 combined cycle Gas/Liquid Fuel, 1 Hydro, 13 Renewables along with 25 Subsidiary & JV Power Stations.
Recently, National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) Ltd, a PSU under the Ministry of Power and Country’s largest power generation company, achieved the highest daily gross generation of 977.07 Million Unit (MU) on 28th July, 2020. NTPC total generation includes power generated from its Subsidiary and JV companies.
NTPC stated that five of its power stations Korba, Sipat & Lara in Chhattisgarh, Talcher Kaniha in Odisha and Koldam hydro in Himachal Pradesh exhibited exceptional performance & achieved 100% Plant Load Factor (PLF) on the day. NTPC’s previous best daily generation was 935.46 MU achieved on 12th March 2019.
On 21st July, Total installed capacity of NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power generation company, increased to 62910 MW.
800 MW, Unit-2 of Lara Super Thermal Power Project, has been added to Installed Capacity of NTPC on successful completion of Trial Operation.
With this, the total installed capacity of NTPC and NTPC group has become 51155 MW and 62910 MW respectively.