NTPC’s installed capacity crosses 62,000 MW with NEEPCO, THDCIL acquisitions
28th Mar, 2020
Largest power producer ends FY20 with 13% addition in total installed capacity
NTPC augments its Hydro portfolio by 2,625 MW
New Delhi, 28th March 2020: India’s largest power generator, NTPC Ltd today announced that its total installed capacity at the group level has risen to 62,110 MW after stake acquisitions in North-Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) & THDC India Ltd (THDCIL).
With completion of the twin acquisitions, NTPC Group has added nearly 13% capacity in the current financial year that ends on March 31. At the end of March 2019, NTPC’s total capacity stood at 55,126 MW.
The overall hydro portfolio of NTPC Ltd has reached 3,425 MW. Further, overall addition in the capacity of India’s largest power producer includes 1,757 MW of NEEPCO and 1,537 MW of THDCIL, which includes additions in Hydro, Wind, Gas and Solar projects.
NTPC Group’s total installed and commercial capacity now stands at 62110 MW and 61126 respectively. The present installed capacity of NTPC group comprises 45 NTPC Stations i.e. 24 Coal based, 7 combined cycle gas/liquid fuel, 1 Hydro, 13 Renewables and 25 JV & Subsidiaries stations i.e. 9 Coal, 4 Gas/liquid fuel, 8 Hydro, 4 Renewables.
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