NTPC with 23% growth gears up to meet the power demand in India

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New Delhi: The country is presently witnessing a sharp increase in power demand and NTPC is making all efforts for meeting demand as per the grid requirement. NTPC has geared up to meet the increasing demand and the generation from NTPC group stations have registered a 23% growth compared to the previous year.

To meet the increase in demand, the following actions have been taken:

• Under flexible utilization of coal policy, NTPC is arranging coal at the stations where the stock position is critical.

• Continuously coordinating with Coal India and Railways for augmenting coal supply at critical stations and diverting rakes wherever required.

• Augmenting 2.7 Lakh MT import coal left out from the contracts placed earlier.

• Darlipalli Unit #2 (800 MW) was put in operation and Commercial operation of the Unit is being done w.e.f 01-09-2021. The plant is a pit-head station, and the coal is being fed from the captive mine of NTPC (Dulanga).

• Increasing coal production from all captive mines of NTPC.

• To plan for making arrangements for gas for  generator companies, States are requested to schedule power at least for a week