NTPC Group companies under Ministry of Power, recorded a double-digit growth of 13.3% in generation in 2nd Quarter from July to September 2020, compared to the same period last year. Group generation in first half of the current financial year from April to September 2020, was 145.87 BU, higher by 0.4% than the same period last year.
As per a statement issued by NTPC Ltd., NTPC coal stations have maintained high availability of 94.21% during April to Sept’20 as against 90.26% during the same period last year, demonstrating high levels of operational excellence.
With a total installed capacity of 62.9 GW, 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.
Contextually, NTPC is leading the energy transition to a decentralised, decarbonised and digitalised energy in the country. The company provides broad framework for the company’s priorities to meet the challenges in Decarbonisation & Air emissions control, Water & Biodiversity Conservation, Circular Economy, Health and Safety, Community Development, Strong Finance & Ethics and Sustainable Supply Chain. As part of its commitment towards the environment, NTPC has undertaken many ‘firsts’ for the sector. NTPC is working towards utilising agro residue for power generation to discourage in-field crop residue burning. It is also striving hard to install sulphur dioxide-reducing technology Flue-Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) at all its plants across the country.