What is the main work of NTPC?

What is the main work of NTPC?

The main activities of NTPC are setting up of power plants and power generation through its coal-based and gas-based power plants. The Company has also diversified into construction of hydro power plants and generation of hydro power besides power trading and distribution of electricity.

How many renewable projects are there in NTPC at present?

The total installed capacity of the company is 68,961.68 MW (including JVs) own stations include 23 coal based, 7 gas based, 1 Hydro 1 Wind 18 Solar and 1 Small hydro plant. Under JV, NTPC has 9 coal based, 4 gas based, 8 hydro based and 5 renewable energy projects.

When did NTPC start in India?

7 November 1975
The company was founded on 7 November 1975 by India’s former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. as “National Thermal Power Corporation Private Limited”.

How many NTPC plants are in India?

With 23 coal based power stations, NTPC is the largest thermal power generating company in the country.

What are the future plans of NTPC?

NTPC is aiming to double generation capacity to 130 gigawatts by 2032 and slash the share of fossil fuels in that energy mix to about half from 92% currently.

Who is the chairman of NTPC?

Shri Gurdeep Singh
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S.No. Name Designation
1. Shri Gurdeep Singh Chairman & Managing Director
2. Shri A.K. Gautam Director (Finance)
3. Shri Dillip Kumar Patel Director (HR)
4. Shri Ramesh Babu V. Director (Operations)

How many types of NTPC are there?

NTPC has two full forms in two different genres altogether. Where one NTPC stands for National Thermal Power Corporation and is related to the thermal power generation company, the other NTPC is an exam of Non-Technical Popular Categories organized by Railway Board.

When was NTPC established?

November 7, 1975NTPC Limited / Founded

NTPC is India’s largest power utility with an installed capacity of 68,961.68 MW (including JVs), plans to become a 130 GW company by 2032. Established in 1975, NTPC aims to be the world’s largest and best power major.

What is the status of NTPC in India?

In May 2010, NTPC was conferred Maharatna status by the Union Government of India, one of the only four companies to be awarded this status. It is ranked 400th in the Forbes Global 2000 for 2016.

What is the name of the thermal power plant NTPC acquired in Bihar?

^ “NTPC acquires 720 Mw Barauni thermal power plant in Bihar – ET EnergyWorld”. ^ “NTPC acquires Barauni Thermal Power Station”. ^ ” ‘ A power plant like Rampal would never be allowed in India’ – Dhaka Tribune”. dhakatribune.com. 23 August 2016. ^ “NTPC LTD”.

Will NTPC drop Kudgi thermal project expansion plans in Karnataka?

^ “NTPC may drop further expansion plans of Kudgi thermal project in Karnataka”. The Economic Times. Retrieved 28 March 2016. ^ “NTPC to phase out 11000 MW old power plants in five years – Piyush Goyal”. Retrieved 26 February 2017. ^ “Overview of Wood Pellet Co-firing” (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2017.

Where is the headquarter of NTPC situated?

The headquarters of the company is situated at New Delhi. NTPC’s core business is generation and sale of electricity to state-owned power distribution companies and State Electricity Boards in India.