NTPC, India's largest power generating company, recorded its highest ever group generation of 314 BU in FY21, a growth of 8.2% compared to previous year. On a standalone basis, NTPC generated 270.9 BU in FY21, an increase of 4.3% over the previous year.
NTPC Group recorded its highest ever single day generation of 1192.42 MU (Group) and 990.65 MU (NTPC). The coal plants registered a plant load factor (PLF) of 66% with an availability factor of 91.43%.
In addition, Singrauli Unit-1 in Uttar Pradesh, the first and the oldest unit of NTPC which was commissioned 39 years ago, and Korba Unit-2 in Chhattisgarh, commissioned 37 years ago, have achieved more than 100% PLF.
NTPC also realised 100% of the billed amount from the Discoms and for the first time, realisation crossed Rs. 0.01 crore.
The total installed capacity of NTPC Group increased by 5.96% to 65810 MW with 4160 MW of capacity addition in FY21. On a standalone basis, NTPC Capacity increased by 4.03% to 52385 MW.
Along with power generation, NTPC has also ventured into various new business areas like e-mobility, waste-to-energy and participated in the bidding for power distribution of Union Territories. NTPC is also actively exploring green hydrogen solutions and captive industries in its plant premises.
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