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NTPC Limited

  • The total installed capacity of NTPC and NTPC group is 49,695 MW and 58,156 MW respectively.
  • Total income from operations stood at Rs 92,179.56 crore (US$ 13.18 billion) in FY19 and Rs 72,199.66 crore (US$ 10.33 billion) in 9MFY20

NTPC Limited is an India-based company, which is engaged in the generation and sale of electricity. The principal business activity of the company is the electric power generation by coal-based thermal power plant. The company's business segments include generation and others. The company's other business includes providing consultancy, project management and supervision, re-gasification, oil and gas exploration and coal mining. The company has an installed capacity of 48,895 megawatts (MW), including joint ventures (JVs) with over 18 coal-based, seven gas-based stations and one hydro -based station. The company has approximately nine joint venture stations, which are coal-based. It also holds approximately nine renewable energy projects. The company's subsidiaries include NTPC Electric Supply Company Limited, NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited, Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited, Bhartiya Rail Bijlee Company Limited and Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited. NTPC plans 5-Gigawatt Solar Power Park in Gujarat.

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NTPC Limited

2020 Incorporated joint venture firm NTPC EDMC Waste Solutions for developing and operating waste to energy project
Acquired North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited
Acquired 74.50 per cent of the issued and paid-up share capital of THDC India Limited
2019 Signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens Limited to identify, evaluate and set up reference use cases of hydrogen sector-coupling for various upstream and downstream applications.
Ministry of Coal has allocated Badam Coal block which is in Jharkhand to the NTPC.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and NTPC Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for forming a Joint Venture company, to establish an 800 MW Technology Demonstration Plant (TDP)
2017 NTPC inks pact to take over Chhabra Thermal Power Plant.
2005 Company has changed its name from “National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd” to “NTPC Ltd”.
2004 The award of contract for the first super critical thermal power plant at Sipat, reached a total installed capacity of 22,249 MW with the Talcher Unit V getting synchronised on May 13, 2004.
1998 Commissioned the first Naphtha based plant at Kayamkulam in Alappuzha district of Kerala with a capacity of 350 MW.
1990 Total installed capacity of 10,000 MW reached.
1987 Crossed mark of 5,000 MW installed capacity.
1982 Commissioning of the first 200 MW unit at Singrauli Center for education at Power Management Institute, Delhi.
1975 Company was incorporated on November 7, 1975 under the Companies Act as a private limited company under the name "National Thermal Power Corporation Private Limited".


Updated: May, 2019

India is the third largest producer of electricity in the world as per the key world energy statistics published by EA in 2019.