NEW DELHI, May 11: NTPC Ltd, a central PSU under Ministry of Power and India’s largest power generator, has achieved 100 per cent Plant Load Factor (PLF).
The CPSU achieved 100 per cent PLF on Saturday, at three of its thermal power stations. NTPC Vindhyachal (4760 MW) in Madhya Pradesh, NTPC Talcher Kaniha (3000 MW) in Odisha & NTPC Sipat (2980 MW) in Chhattisgarh , demonstrating exceptional operational efficiency and optimum capacity utilisation despite lockdown on account of COVID-19 pandemic.
At the same time, NTPC Koldam in Himachal Pradesh is emerging as one of the best hydropower stations in the country for Financial Year 20-21.Earlier, on April 13, country’s largest power station, NTPC Vindhyachal had achieved 100 per cent plus PLF.
Beyond power output, NTPC is making a rich contribution to the social welfare activities for underprivileged section and migrant workers by providing ration and medical aid amidst COVID-19 situation.
NTPC is strictly adhering to the guidelines in its fight against COVID-19 by maintaining social distancing at all its establishments and power stations across the country.
With NTPC Group’s total installed 62110 MW capacity, NTPC has 70 Power stations comprising of 24 Coal, seven combined cycle gas/liquid fuel, one Hydro, 13 renewables along with 25 JV Power. Stations.