Coal India subsidiary Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) on Saturday said the state-run power producer NTPC has urged the miner to further extend its support to the up-country power stations of it, under flexi utilisation of domestic coal scheme after “sufficient” fuel being supplied to its pithead thermal power plants by the miner.
“NTPC has urged NCL to extend its support to the up-country power stations of NTPC including Mauda Thermal Power Station (TPS) in Maharashtra under Flexi Utilization of Domestic Coal scheme,” an official said.
The company is also supplying 2.5 lakh tonnes of coal per month to NTPC’s Mauda plant under the scheme.
Power maker’s Chairman and Managing Director Gurdeep Singh on Saturday visited miner’s Nigahi Coal mine that feeds the power producer’s Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station (STPS), India’s largest thermal power station. Read more