NEW DELHI, MARCH 06, 2023
Country’s largest power generator, NTPC Ltd registered 11.92 per cent growth in generation i.e. 364.2 BU in FY23 till February 2023, compared to the national generation growth of 9.56 per percent.
NTPC continues to demonstrate an increasing trend in coal production from its captive mines. NTPC Captive Coal production stood 2.6 Million Metric tonnes (MMT) whereas the despatch stood 2.5 MMT, thus registering a robust growth of 80 per cent and 87 per cent respectively, in February vis-à-vis previous corresponding year. On a cumulative basis, the coal production crossed 20 MMT in FY23.
NTPC has taken various steps to augment the coal production from its coal mines. The engagement of high-capacity dumpers as well as an increase in the existing fleet size of excavators has allowed the operational mines to increase their production.
NTPC Group installed capacity stands at 71594 MW.