NTPC ups capacity of two thermal power stations

In a BSE filing, the state-owned power giant said, “Unit 1 of 660 MW of stage-II of Tanda Super Thermal Power Station (2×660 MW) and Unit 1 of 660 MW of Khargone Super Thermal Power Station (2x660MW) have been added to the installed capacity of NTPC.”

It added that the total installed power generation capacity of NTPC and NTPC group has become 48,645 MW and 57,106 MW, respectively.

According to the statement, Khargone Super Thermal Power Station in Madhya Pradesh is the country’s first ultra-supercritical plant that operates at an efficiency of 41.5 per cent. The high efficiency will result in less coal consumption for generating same amount of electricity vis-a-vis supercritical plants and will result in reduction of 3.3 per cent carbon dioxide emissions.

NTPC, which currently operates 54 power stations, aims to achieve total installed capacity of 130 gigawatts by 2032.

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