NTPC commissions 2nd 800 MW TPP unit

01 August 2022

NTPC Limited, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Power, said that the second 800 MW unit of its Lara super thermal power station has become commercially operational after the successful completion of the trial operation.

With the addition of this unit, the commercial capacity of Lara Super Thermal Power Station has become 1,600 MW, and that of NTPC and NTPC Group stands at 51,155 MW and 62,910 MW, respectively.

NTPC's Lara Super Thermal Power Station located near village Lara, Taluk Pussore, Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh, has a total installed capacity of 1,600 MW (2 units of 800MW each). The first unit of the plant has been operational since September 30, 2019.

The present installed capacity of NTPC Limited is 6,2,910 MW (including 11,755 MW through JVs and subsidiaries), comprising 70 NTPC stations (24 coal-based stations, 7 combined cycle gas, and liquid fuel-based stations, 2 hydro-based station, and 1 wind-based station), 25 Joint Venture stations (9 coal-based and 4 gas based) and 12 renewable energy projects. The company aims to achieve a total installed capacity of 130 GW by 2032.