State-owned power producer NTPC on July 16 said that it has commissioned the first unit under the Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project. With addition of this project of 660 MW capacity, the total installed capacity of NTPC Ltd has reached 55,786 MW, the power producer added.
“NTPC Ltd today (Tuesday) announces the commissioning of 1st unit of 660 MW of Nabinagar Super Thermal Power Project (3x660 MW) of Nabinagar Power Generating Company Limited. With the announcement, the total installed capacity of NTPC Ltd reached 55,786 MW,” it said.
The Nabinagar Power Generating Company is a 50:50 joint venture between NTPC and Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited. NTPC currently operates 52 power stations: 22 running on coal, seven on combined cycle gas/liquid fuels, two hydro, one wind and 11 solar-powered projects. It also has eight coal and one gas station.