New Delhi: NTPC, India’s largest power generating company, has achieved highest quarterly generation of 69.2 BU in Q1 of FY 2018-19 against the previous highest of 68.6 BU (in Q4 of FY 2017-18). The generation growth is up by 7.45 per cent with respect to Q1 of last fiscal.
NTPC Group recorded the highest quarterly generation of 76.9 BU against the previous highest of 76.1 BU (in Q4 of FY 2017-18). This shows that the company is fully prepared to meet the spurt in demand.
NTPC Joint Venture Stations also recorded the highest quarterly generation of 7701 MU. Highest Renewable Energy generation of 411.24 MU is also a highlight of this quarter.
NTPC has a total installed capacity of 53,651MW from its 21 coal based, 7 gas based, 11 solar PV, 1 hydro, 1 small hydro, 1 wind and 9 subsidiaries / joint venture power stations. NTPC is currently implementing an additional capacity of over 20,000 MW at multiple locations across the country.
NTPC is India’s largest energy conglomerate with roots planted way back in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. Since then it has established itself as the dominant power major with the presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business.
From fossil fuels, it has forayed into generating electricity via hydro, nuclear and renewable energy sources. This foray will play a major role in lowering its carbon footprint by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. To strengthen its core business, the corporation has diversified into the fields of consultancy, power trading, training of power professionals, rural electrification, ash utilization and coal mining as well.
It became a Maharatna company in May 2010, one of the only four companies to be awarded this status and was ranked 400th in the ‘2016, Forbes Global 2000’ ranking of the World’s biggest companies.