Total installed capacity of NTPC has increased to 41,684 MW
09th Oct, 2013
The total installed capacity of NTPC has increased to 41,684 MW with the commissioning of the Unit-VI of 500 MW of Rihand Super Thermal Power Project on October 7th, 2013. With this the total installed capacity of Rihand Super Thermal Power Project has become 3000 MW (6x500MW). The beneficiary states of NTPC, Rihand power plant are Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Rajasthan, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Chandigarh.
With 18.4 per cent of India’s total installed capacity, NTPC accounted for 27.4 per cent of India’s total power generation during 2012-13 underlining its consistently high operational efficiency. NTPC achieved highest ever capacity addition of 4,170 MW in a single year in 2012-13, including 1,000 MW through its joint venture projects, to provide further push to the growth momentum gained over the previous two years.
NTPC operates with 15 coal based, 7 gas based power stations and 7 joint venture / subsidiary power projects located across India. The company plans to become 128,000 MW plus company by 2032.
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