India’s coal-fired power plants in August ran at a three-year high amid shortages created by lower generation from hydropower and nuclear.
The power ministry will next month unveil new norms for medium-term (5-7 years) power purchase agreement with an aim to revive commissioned stressed coalbased capacities worth Rs 1.44 lakh crore.
NTPC has total installed capacity of 48,188 MW from its 19 coal based, 7 gas based, 10 solar PV, one Hydro and 9 Subsidiaries / Joint Venture power stations.Company has capacity of over 23,000 MW under implementation at 23 locations across the country including 4300 MW being undertaken by joint venture and subsidiary companies
NTPC Group achieved highest ever cumulative gross generation of 263.95 BU till Thursday (March 16, 2017) during current year surpassing previous annual best of 263.42 BU recorded in FY-16. Generation of Group NTPC registered an annual growth of 4.71% over last year, a company’s statement said on Friday.