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NTPC Limited

  • 44,500 commercial capacity in FY18
  • 265,798 million units gross generation in FY18
  • Total income from operations of Rs 92,179.56 crore (US$ 13.18 billion) in FY19

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 47,178 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.

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NTPC Limited

2019 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

Power consumption is estimated to reach 1,894.7 TWh in 2022.