Three NTPC Stations – 460 MW Talcher Thermal with PLF 93.15 , 2000 MW Singrauli with PLF 92.61, 3000 MW Talcher Kaniha with PLF 90.95 are the Top three Best Performing Power Stations in the country in terms of Plant Load Factor( PLF) during FY16. NTPC recorded highest ever Annual Generation of 241.98 BUs ( excluding JVs ) in the financial year 2015-16. NTPC’s solar stations achieved highest ever generation of 160.8 MUs at a CUF of 16.64 %.
Company reduced its imported coal consumption by 42.19% during the year to 9.47MMT from 16.38 MMT last year. Company’s efforts for rationalization of coal linkages, reduction in imported coal consumption, enforcement of third party sampling of coal and other measures led to reduction in energy charges of coal stations by nearly 20% during second half of FY 16. NTPC’s endeavor is to further bring down the energy charges to help the Discoms.
With capacity addition of 9550 MW during the current plan, NTPC is all geared up to achieve the target of 11920 MW for the 12th five year plan ending 2016-17. Company exceeded its capacity addition target by adding 2255 MW taking NTPC Groups total installed capacity to 46653 MW as on 31st March, 2016 .