NTPC achieves highest daily gross generation of 977.07 MU
New Delhi: Country’s largest power generation company, NTPC Ltd has achieved the highest daily gross generation of 977.07 Million Unit (MU) on Tuesday. NTPC’s total generation includes power generated from its Subsidiary and JV companies.
Five of its power stations Talcher Kaniha in Odisha, Korba, Sipat and Lara in Chhattisgarh, 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.
Continuing its excellence in operational efficiency, NTPC Talcher Kaniha previously achieved 100% PLF three times during the month of May 2020. This achievement comes in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic which has put a greater responsibility on power engineers to ensure round the clock electricity.
With a total installed capacity of 62910 MW, NTPC Group has 70 Power stations comprising of 24 Coal, 7 combined cycle Gas/Liquid Fuel, 1 Hydro, 13 Renewables along with 25 Subsidiary & JV Power Stations.