NTPC is now 30644 MW Company
30th Jun, 2009
500 MW Unit #7 of Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Project- Stage II of NTPC Limited located in the State of Bihar has been successfully synchronized. With the commissioning of this unit the commissioned capacity of Kahalgaon Super Thermal Power Project is now 2340 MW and the total installed capacity of NTPC has risen to 30644 MW.
NTPC- Kahalgaon has 4 units of 210 MW each in stage I and 3 units of 500 MW each in stage II. The Station supplies power to the States of Eastern, North Eastern, Northern and Western Regions. The coal for the station is obtained from Eastern Coalfields Ltd. and water is sourced from river Ganges. Recipient of several prestigious Awards in the areas of Safety and Environment, the project has made a distinct place for itself amongst the NTPC stations.
NTPC is India’s largest power generation company with 14 coal based, 7 gas based and 4 JV power stations. With 18.79% of its installed capacity, NTPC contributes around 28.60% of country’s power generation. The company is poised to become a 50,000 MW Company by 2012.
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