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NTPC commissions 660MW unit of Meja project in UP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today said its has commissioned the first unit of 1,320 MW super-critical thermal project at in Uttar Pradesh, taking its total installed generation capacity to 53,651 MW.

The first unit of 660MW capacity of Urja Nigam Pvt Ltd, a joint venture firm of NTPC, was commissioned on March 31, the state-run firm said in a statement.

"With this, the total commissioned capacity of group has become 53,651 MW," it said.

Located in the trans-Yamuna region of in Allahabad, the two 660 MW thermal power plants boast of super-critical technology that enables higher temperature and pressure resulting in higher efficiency, reduced fuel consumption and minimal emission of greenhouse gases.

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First Published: Mon, April 02 2018. 16:55 IST