NTPC achieves over 100 BU of cumulative generation in current fiscal

15-07-2021

New Delhi, Jul 15 (UNI) India's largest integrated energy company -- NTPC -- has achieved over 100 Billion Units (BU) of cumulative generation in the current financial year, Ministry of Power said Thursday.

As per the data published by Central Electricity Authority (CEA), NTPC Korba (2600 MW) in Chattisgarh is the top performing thermal power plant in India with 97.61 per cent Plant Load Factor (PLF) between April to June 2021.

Further 37-year-old, NTPC Singrauli Unit 4 (200 MW) in Uttar Pradesh, achieved 102.08 per cent PLF, highest in the country, from April to June 2021.

"This demonstrates the expertise of NTPC in Operation and Maintenance of the power plants and the high levels of operational excellence," the Ministry said in a statement.

The energy company recorded a generation of 85.8 BU in the first quarter from April to June 2021, registering an increase of 26.3 per cent from 67.9 BU generated in the corresponding quarter last year. On a standalone basis, NTPC generation increased by 19.1 per cent to 71.7 BU in the first quarter from April to June 2021, compared to the 60.2 BU generated in the corresponding quarter last year.