NTPC has recorded highest ever annual cumulative gross power generation of 263.95 BU (billion unit) so far this fiscal surpassing the 262.42 BU achieved in the entire 2015-16. The power producer has registered an annual growth of 4.71% over last year.
NTPC pit head coal stations, having capacity of 25,840 MW, recorded day plant load factor (PLF) or capacity utilization of 95.71% as on March 16, 2017 and cumulative monthly PLF of 91.4% till date. As many as 29 units of NTPC coal plants have generated a PLF of more than 100 per cent on March 16, 2017.
The company’s stations performance in the current month was excellent this month also with Vindhyachal station – India’s largest power station having a capacity of 4,760 MW -- achieving highest ever day generation of 114.254 MU at PLF 100% on March 8. Its Mouda station also recorded highest-ever day generation of 31.2 MU on 9th of this month and solar generation of NTPC touched maximum generation of 2.353 MU on March 12.
NTPC is an Indian central Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, engaged in the business of generation of electricity and allied activities.