Solapur Super Thermal Power Project Started

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Unit-1 of 660 MW of Solapur Super Thermal Power Project in Maharashtra has been commissioned recently.

With this, the commissioned capacity of NTPC Group has become 51,410 MW.

NTPC has 20 coal-based, 7 gas-based, 10 solar PV, 1 hydro, 1 wind and 9 subsidiaries/joint venture power stations.

NTPC has a capacity of over 20,000 MW under implementation at 23 locations across the country, including 4,000 MW being undertaken by joint venture and subsidiary companies.

NTPC also commenced coal mining at Pakri Barwadih and commissioned the first high efficiency 800 MW unit at Kudgi.

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