NCL firms up plans to increase power generation capacity

India’s NLC has firmed up plans to increased downstream activity, targeting power generation of 21 011 MW by 2025, of which at least 20% will be from renewable energy sources. In the current financial year, with the commissioning of the 500 MW first unit at Neyveli New thermal power project, NLC’s aggregate thermal power generating capacity increased to 4 640 MW. With the setting up of a 709 MW solar power project in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, the company’s total power generation capacity from renewables increased to 1 404 MW, company officials said.