NTPC emerges a dominant player in power generation business

NTPC emerges a dominant player in power generation business
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The NTPC – the largest energy conglomerate in the country - has emerged as a dominant player with presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business. From fossil fuels it has forayed into generating electricity via hydro, nuclear and renewable energy sources, playing a major role in lowering carbon footprint by reducing green house gas emissions.

Ramagundam: The NTPC – the largest energy conglomerate in the country - has emerged as a dominant player with presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business. From fossil fuels it has forayed into generating electricity via hydro, nuclear and renewable energy sources, playing a major role in lowering carbon footprint by reducing green house gas emissions.

NTPC became one of the four Maharatna companies in May 2010 and ranked 400th in ‘2016, Forbes Global 2000’ ranking for top companies in world. The installed capacity of the company is 51,708 MW. The capacity will have a diversified fuel mix and by 2032, non fossil fuel-based generation capacity shall make up nearly 30% of NTPC’s portfolio.

NTPC has been operating its plants at high efficiency levels. Although the company has 17.73% of the total national capacity, it contributes 24% of total power generation due to its focus on high efficiency.

The Company is also providing customized management and leadership training through Harvard University, covering 2000 young executives, who shall in due course take up middle to senior level leadership positions The NTPC adopted an Environment Policy (2017), superseding its earlier policy document of 1995.

It planted one-crore trees in three months during current year for building carbon sink. Its other Initiatives are: Anti-tobacco programme, inauguration of “Jan Aushadhi Kendras and promoting the Centre’s “Digital India” initiative by making its townships cashless.

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