State-run power giant NTPC’s board has approved an investment of Rs 9,785 crore for the 1,320 MW Stage-III expansion of its Talcher thermal power plant in Odisha, a source said.
The Talcher plant, one of the oldest and top performing power stations in the country, is situated in Angul district of Odisha.
The 1,320 MW expansion is a brownfield project. The plant has four units of 60 MW and two units of 110 MW. The existing capacity is operational.
“The board has approved the 2×660 MW – Stage III expansion of Talcher Thermal Power Station of NTPC at an investment of Rs 9,785 crore,” the source said.
The company has a multi-pronged growth strategy, including capacity addition through greenfield projects, expansion of existing stations, joint ventures and acquisition of stressed assets. Read More
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