NTPC to increase power production in Assam


The National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) will add 250 MW to the existing 500-MW capacity in Assam’s Kokrajhar district after its third unit is commissioned in February, a senior company official said on Saturday.

Speaking to the media, Chief General Manager of NTPC, Bongaigaon, Dipankar Bose said that a total of 750 MW power generation is to be shortly made available.

“This will certainly be able to meet the power crisis in the region in a big way,” said Bose.

The company is also mulling installation of 950 KW solar roofs in the plant area, he added.

He also said the company undertakes several community welfare services in the area.

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