NTPC reveals its plans to add 25K MW capacity

NTPC reveals its plans to add 25K MW capacity
National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), India's largest power company, has revealed its plans to add 25,000 Mw to its capacity during the 12th five-year plan in order to fulfill the arising need of power in the nation.

Out of the proposed 25,000 Mw new capacity, 7720 MW will be generated by the company in Orissa. The company intends to establish two new power facility of 3200 Mw capacity each at Gajamara and Darliapalli in Orissa.

Commenting on the development, a company official informed, besides capacity of the 460 Mw Talcher Thermal Power Station will be extended with addition of two units of 660 MW each. The first round of these mega power projects are already going on.

He further looked confident that NTPC will attain the current plan target of 18,000 MW by the end of March 2012.The total capacity of the power generating company would be over 50,000 MW by the end of the current plan period.

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