NTPC board gives nod to Rs 9.7k cr investment for 1,320 MW expansion at Talcher plant

The board of NTPC has given nod to an investment of Rs 9,785 crore for the 1,320 MW Stage-III expansion of its Talcher thermal power plant in Odisha.

The State-run power giant’s Talcher plant, one of the oldest and top performing power stations in the country, is situated in Angul district of Odisha.

According to a PTI report, the 1,320 MW expansion is a brownfield project. The plant has four units of 60 MW and two units of 110 MW. The existing capacity is operational.

“The board has approved the 2×660 MW – Stage III expansion of Talcher Thermal Power Station of NTPC at an investment of Rs 9,785 crore,” the report quoted a source as saying.

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