NTPC Group’s capacity has crossed 71 GW

NTPC Group’s capacity has crossed 71 GW with the successful completion of the trial operation of first unit of 660 MW of the North Karanpura super thermal power project (3 x 660 MW) in Jharkhand.

The project will provide affordable power to the states of Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, and Odisha and has a coal source within a 10-kilometer radius. The project has been envisaged with air cooled condenser which has one-third water footprint as compared to water cooled condenser. With this addition, the total installed capacity of NTPC Limited and NTPC group has become 58,929 MW and 71,544 MW respectively.