NTPC revenue grows 11.5% to Rs 26,802 crore during April-June quarter

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Power major NTPC said its revenue rose 11.58 percent to Rs 26,802.25 crore during the April-June quarter of 2021.

NTPC, India’s largest power generator with a group installed capacity of 66,885 MW, posted 27.35 percent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 3,145.63 crore for the April-June quarter on the back of higher revenues.

NTPC’s gross power generation in the June quarter increased to 71.75 billion units compared to 60.19 billion units (BU) in the same period a year ago. NTPC group has recorded gross generation of 85.81 billion units as against 67.94 billion units during the previous quarter of last year.

Its domestic coal supply (for its plants) in the June quarter stood at 45.81 million tons, up from 40.19 million tons in the same period a year ago.

NTPC’s coal production (from captive mines) in the June quarter stood at 2.46 million tons, up from 2.41 million tons in the same period a year ago. Coal imports of the firm rose to 0.47 million tons in June quarter from 0.20 million tons.

Plant load factor (PLF) or capacity utilization of coal-based power plants rose to 69.68 percent in the June quarter, up from 68.22 percent in the same period a year ago.

Average power tariff of the company was Rs 3.73 per unit in April-June 2021 compared to Rs 3.98 per unit in the same period a year ago.