NTPC, India’s largest power producer, is providing uninterrupted power supply to the nation. Every NTPC power station is performing at its optimum level. The COVID-19 crisis has underlined the significance of the power utilities, which have assumed greater significance as electricity is extremely critical in smooth functioning of several sectors of the economy. NTPC is also efficiently managing the coal supplies for continuous supply of electricity.
Even as NTPCians are at the front line and ensuring round the clock power supply, all plants are strictly adhering to the guidelines regarding lockdown and social distancing. Beyond power output, NTPC is making rich contribution to the social welfare activities for underprivileged section and migrant workers by providing ration and medical aid. The management of NTPC is monitoring the developments closely so that every corner of the country remains adequately powered in its fight against COVID-19.
Among its fleet of power stations NTPC Vindhyachal is the largest power station of the country which achieved over 100% PLF on 13 April 2020 and second 660 MW unit of India’s first ultra-supercritical power station NTPC Khargone became commercial during this period showing NTPC’s commitment towards excellence in operations in spite of the lockdown.
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