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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.

(This article was published in the Business Line print edition dated August 16, 2006)
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