NTPC total installed capacity rises to 48,028 MW
State-run NTPC today said its total installed capacity increased to 48,028 MW following the commissioning of 800 MW unit at Kudgi in Karnataka. “With commissioning of 800 MW unit at Kudgi Super Thermal Power Station in Karnataka, the total installed capacity of the largest Power Utility of the country NTPC has risen to 48,028 MW,” the company said in a statement. This is the first 800 MW unit commissioned by NTPC, it said. The company has 19 coal-based, 7 gas-based, 9 solar Image result for Photovoltaic (PV), one hydro and 9 subsidiaries/joint venture power stations. NTPC has a capacity of over 23,000 MW under implementation at 23 locations across the country, including 4300 MW being undertaken by joint venture and subsidiary companies. The PSU power giant is playing a major role in meeting the power needs of the country and contributing to its economic and social development, contributing nearly 24 per cent of country’s power generation.