NTPC has recorded its highest-ever power generation capacity 866.47 million units in a day from sources like coal, solar, gas and hydro.
NTPC achieved the largest single day generation of 733.12 million units on August 27. The generation was from its 18 coal-based plants, seven gas-based and eight solar and hydro stations. The cumulative capability of the stations was 91.10 per cent and plant load factor was 86.34 per cent.
With the commissioning of the 4th and final 130 MW hydro generating unit and Parbati III hydro-electric project (HEP) in Himachal Pradesh, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has successfully commissioned all the four units of the 520 MW underground hydro power plant of NHPC.