Visakhapatnam, Aug. 15
NTPC Simhadri thermal plant, here has generated 2,663.42 million units till now during the current financial year at a plant load factor of 90.96 per cent, according to the Additional General Manager (O&M), Mr P.R. Dahake. After unfurling the flag on the Independence Day, he congratulated the staff for their dedicated efforts in running the plant at such a high PLF. He said NTPC was contributing 27.68 per cent of the power generated in the country through its 14 coal-based plants, seven gas-based ones and three joint venture projects. It had the installed capacity of 25,454 MW, which would rise to 66,000 MW by 2017, he added.