NTPC’s August power generation up 12%

Power major NTPC on Saturday reported a growth of 12.55 per cent in generation for August 2017 over the corresponding period last year.

“The total generation for the month was 22.347 billion units as against 19.855 billion units,” the company said in a statement.

“The PLF (plant load factor) increased by 5.58 per cent over the corresponding period last year. Koldam Hydro Electric Power Project generated electricity at its peak capacity during this period.”

According to the company, in line with the government’s thrust on renewable energy its solar stations generated 455 million units from 870 mw capacity.

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