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Fuel shortage hurting power generation: NTPC

Hit by fuel shortage, the country's largest power producer NTPC is generating as much as 10% less electricity, a top company official has said. Noting that the fuel situation is very bad, NTPC Chairman and Managing Director Arup Roy Choudhury said it was hurting the company. "We are running around every week... You can see, we are also most generating may be 7, 8 or 10% less than we could have because of fuel shortage," he told PTI. State-owned NTPC has an installed generation capacity of 36,014 MW, with coal-fired plants alone accounting for 28,195 MW. Last fiscal, the company ...