Country's largest power producer NTPC expects to commission the first 800 mw unit of its 4,000 MW Kudgi super thermal power project in Karnataka in the current fiscal. "The first 800 mw ultra super critical unit at Kudgi is expected to come on stream this financial year," NTPC CMD A K Jha said.
He further said that productivity and efficiency would help NTPC overcome the challenge of mounting fuel bills and bring down cost of power.
Appreciating the contribution of every member of NTPC family on the occasion of 40th Raising day of the company today, Jha said that performance of each player matters for success of any team, the press statement said.
Mentioning about National Solar Mission and NTPC receiving the lowest tariff bid of Rs 4.63 per unit of electricity for 500 mw solar park scheduled to be put up in Andhra Pradesh, Jha said this is new beginning in the sector.
He expressed faith that NTPC will soon be a leader in the solar sector like thermal for which we all need to work harder and faster to achieve its goals to be the best power producer in the world.
Speaking on the recent successes of the company, Jha said that the company's financial results have been good with improved generation.
The process of reallocation of coal blocks is also complete and mine developer and operator (MDO) has been appointed for Pakhri Barwadih coal mine.
He lauded the Vindhaychal team for commencement of timely commercial operations of 500 MW of Unit 13.