NTPC, including its joint venture and arms, has achieved its annual commercial capacity addition target of 5,290 MW for 2019-20. This is also the largest-ever commercial capacity addition for the group in a single year.
The latest capacity additions are 250 MW unit of Barauni Thermal Power Station Stage-II in Bihar and 800 MW unit of Darlipalli Super Thermal Power Station Stage-I in Odisha which were declared commercial operation with effect from 1 March 2020.
In FY20, NTPC has added commercial capacity at Gadarwara of 800 MW, Lara (800 MW), Tanda (660 MW), Khargone (660 MW), Barauni (250 MW) and Darlipalli (800 MW) thermal power plants. These additions contribute to a total of 3,970 MW commercial capacity addition on a standalone basis for NTPC.
The plants under JVs and subsidiaries of NTPC added 1,320 MW capacity (Meja 660 MW and Nabinagar 660 MW) in FY20, thereby taking the overall commercial capacity addition to 5,290 MW in FY 2019-20.
The present installed capacity of the company is 58,156 MW comprising 55 NTPC stations (24 coal-based stations, seven combined cycle gas/liquid fuel based stations, two hydro-based station, one wind-based station), 10 JV stations (nine coal-based and one gas-based) and 11 renewable energy projects.