Tuesday, August 25, 2009


National Thermal Power Corporation

  • NTPC Limited (Formerly National Thermal Power Corporation) is the largest power generation company in India
  • Forbes Global 2000 for 2009 ranked it 317th [1]in the world. It is an Indian public sector company listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange although at present the Government of India holds 89.5% of its equity.
  • founded on November 7, 1975.
  • NTPC's core business is engineering, construction and operation of power generating plants and providing consultancy to power utilities in India and abroad.

Capacity addition

Additional capacity under implementation in 10'th Five Year Plan (2002-2007)

# Power Plant State Capacity (MW) Projected Commissioning Date
1 Unchahar Stage-3 Uttar Pradesh 210 Sept 2006
2 Kahalgaon Phase-2 (Stage-1) Unit-5 Bihar 500 Nov 2006
3 Vindhyachal Stage-3 Unit-9 Madhya Pradesh 500 July 2006
4 Kahalgaon Phase-2 (Stage-2) Unit-7 Bihar 500 Mar 2007
5 Kahalgaon Phase-2 (Stage-1) Unit-6 Bihar 500 May 2007
6 Sipat Stage-2 Unit-1 Chattishgarh 500 Jun 2007
7 Bhilai (JV with SAIL) Unit-1 Chattishgarh 250 Jul 2007
8 Vindhyachal Stage-3 Unit-10 Madhya Pradesh 500 Mar 2007
9 Bhilai (JV with SAIL) Unit-2 Chattishgarh 250 Oct 2007
10 Sipat Stage-2 Unit-2 Chattishgarh 500 Dec 2007

Total 4710 MW
  • In November 2007, NTPC signed a joint venture with Indian Railways to set up a 1,000 megawatt (MW) power plant in Nabinagar in Bihar. The JV would be called Bharatiya Rail Bijlee Company.

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