12 Facts About NTPC Limited


NTPC Limited, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is an Indian central public sector undertaking under the ownership of Ministry of Power, Government of India which is engaged in generation of electricity and allied activities.

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NTPC Limited currently produces 25 billion units of electricity per month.

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In 1983, NTPC Limited began commercial operations and earned profits of INR 4.

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NTPC Limited operates from 70 locations in India, one location in Sri Lanka and 2 locations in Bangladesh.

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NTPC Limited is diversifying its capacity mix with much emphasis on renewable energy.

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NTPC Limited intends to add 10000 MW of Solar PV capacity in the next five years.

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On 18 July 2015, NTPC Limited declared commercial its first Hydro Power plant at Koldam in the State of Himachal Pradesh.

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NTPC Limited is in the process of finalizing an MoU with Nigeria for setting up power plants against the allocation of LNG on a long-term basis for NTPC plants in India.

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NTPC Limited has been allotted coal blocks namely, Pakri Barwadih, Chatti Bariatu, and Kerandari in Jharkhand; as well as, Talipalli, Chhattisgarh, and Dulanga in Odisha.

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NTPC Limited has been awarded continuously as great places to work for in PSUs category.

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In future, for the satisfactory growth mainly from wind and solar power projects, NTPC Limited shall be ready to slash all its extra profit margins on capital deployed to bring down the power sale price at par with the IPPs to secure the projects in open competitive bidding.

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Rather than install emissions-cutting technologies, NTPC Limited has chosen to lobby the government to extend pollution reduction deadlines.

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