With a capacity addition of Unit -1 of 660 MW of Stage-II of Tanda super thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh and Unit -1 of 660 MW of Khargone super thermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh, the total installed capacity of NTPC and NTPC group has become 48 645 MW and 57 106 MW, respectively.
Khargone super thermal power plant is the India's first ultra-supercritical plant that operates at an efficiency of 41.5%, the high efficiency will result in less coal consumption for generating same amount of electricity resulting in reduction of 3.3% carbon dioxide emissions.
NTPC Ltd. currently operates 54 power plants (23 coal, seven combined cycle gas/liquid fuel, two hydro, one wind and 11 solar projects) and has 10 coal and one gas plant, owned by joint ventures or subsidiaries taking the capacity to 57 106 MW.
NTPC aims to achieve total installed capacity of 130 GW by 2032.
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