The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ramagundam has generated about 12,053.43 million units of power till October 31, 2011 at a plant load factor (PLF) of 92 per cent, said NTPC Ramagundam AGM (O&M) B.B. Tripathy.
Speaking after hoisting the NTPC flag on the occasion of NTPC Raising Day celebrations at May Day Park at NTPC township in Ramagundam on Monday, the AGM (O&M) said that the NTPC faced severe shortage of coal during September and October this year due to the strike launched by the coal miners of Singareni Collieries Company Limited. However, the whole plant and coal handling plant (CHP) and merry-go-round (MGR) teams have exhibited their professional commitments and ensured that the power generation was maintained at the power station, he stated.
He said that the NTPC power stations in entire country had emerged as the largest power generating company with an installed capacity of 34,854 MWs. He said that the NTPC was poised to become 75,000 MWs by 2017 by taking many new power projects and expansion of existing ones. Earlier, the NTPC employees and their family members participated in Raising Day walk in the township.
NTPC Ramagundam has generated about 12,053.43 million units of power till October 31, says AGM