Union Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurates 1,000-MW thermal power project of NTPL

A 1,000-megawatt (MW) thermal power project of Neyveli Tamil Nadu Power Ltd (NTPL) and a 150-MW solar power projects of NLC India Ltd (NLCIL) in Tamil Nadu were dedicated to nation by Coal Minister Piyush Goyal.

In a statement, his Ministry said, “Piyush Goyal…has dedicated the 1,000 MW coal-based thermal power station of Neyveli Tamilnadu Power Ltd (NTPL), Thoothukudi,…and 150-MW solar power projects of NLC India Ltd situated at Ramanathapuram and Virudhunagar districts…on March 4.”

According to the statement, Tamil Nadu is the sole beneficiary of the 150 MW renewable power plants of Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram districts commissioned and dedicated to the nation.

So far, NLCIL has installed 591 MW of solar power and 51 MW of wind power plants in various parts of Tamil Nadu. The 1,000-MW coal-fired thermal power project of NTPL is a joint venture between NLCIL and TANGEDCO with an equity participation of 89:11.

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