NUPPL and Assam government ink PPA to supply 492 MW of power

Reportedly, Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited (NUPPL) has signed a power purchase aggrement (PPA) with the Assam government to supply 492.72 MW of electricity to the state from its 1,980 MW Ghatampur thermal power plant (TPP).

In February 2023, the Ministry of Power had revised the power allocation from the NUPPL’s Ghatampur TPP. Based on the revision, Uttar Pradesh and Assam have been allocated with 1,487.28MW (75.12 per cent) and 492.72MW (24.88 per cent) of power supply respectively. Notably, NUPPL, a joint venture of NLC India Limited and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited, is setting up a coal-based supercritical TPP with a capacity of 1,980 MW (3 x 660 MW) at Ghatampur Tehsil in Kanpur Nagar District, Uttar Pradesh, with 51:49 equity participation.