India’s largest power generation company, NTPC Ltd., has recently issued a notification stating that it has achieved the highest daily gross generation of 977.07 Million Unit (MU) on 28th July, 2020. NTPC is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Power, and its total generation includes those from its subsidiary and JV companies too.
According to the NTPC’s statement, five of its power stations Korba, Sipat and Lara in Chhattisgarh; Talcher Kaniha in Odisha and Koldam hydro in Himachal Pradesh exhibited exceptional performance – and achieved 100% Plant Load Factor (PLF) on the day. NTPC’s previous best daily generation was 935.46 MU achieved on 12th March 2019.
With a total installed capacity of 62910 MW, NTPC Group has 70 Power stations comprising 24 Coal, 7 combined cycle Gas/Liquid Fuel, 1 Hydro, 13 Renewables along with 25 Subsidiary & JV Power Stations.