NTPC’s installed capacity increases to 32,694 MW
02nd Nov, 2010
The first 500 MW unit of Indira Gandhi Super Thermal Power Project at Jhajjar has been commissioned after achieving full load on October 31st, 2010.The unit has achieved full load in 39 months from the date of investment approval, a new record for Greenfield projects.
The 1500 MW [3x500 MW] Project is being set up by Aravali Power Company Private Limited [APCPL], a joint venture of NTPC Limited, Govt. of Haryana and Govt. of Delhi. The power from this project will be supplied to Haryana and Delhi on 50:50 basis.
The total installed capacity of NTPC has now risen to 32694 MW. Currently about 17000 MW of capacity is under construction, about 7000 MW is under bidding and Feasibility Reports have been finalized for another 13000 MW. Thus, NTPC is on course to become a 75000 MW company by 2017.
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