Power generation by Tata increases to 53,556 MUs

TATA Power, India’s largest integrated power company, produced 53,556 million units of electricity in the financial year 2017-18 from all its units, ranging from thermal, hydel, wind and solar. It marks a rise of 1.36 per cent in total electricity generated in the FY’18 as compared to 52,512 million units power generated in the previous fiscal.

Tata Power generated 14,255 million units of electric in the fourth quarter of the financial year ended March 31, 2018. As per the data available on the Ministry of Power website, the country’s overall power generation stood at 1306.614 BU, which includes generation from grid connected renewable sources, as compared to 1241.689 BU produced in FY17. In comparison to India’s overall power generation capacity, Tata Power’s contribution stands at four per cent, a significant percentage from an integrated power player.

Generation from primary stations for the quarter were as follows: Mundra reported generation of 26,686 MUs, while Maithon plant reported 7,406 MUs. Trombay Thermal Power Station generated 6,294 MUs, Jojobera Thermal Power Station generated 2,978 MUs and Haldia reported generation of 775 MUs Industrial Energy Limited reported generation of 2,592 MUs. TPREL generated 919 MUs through clean sources of energy (Solar & Wind) and WREL generated 1,688 MUs.

Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, Our endeavor is to serve the nation and be the important pillar for India’s progress. Tata Power’s mission is to make the country power sufficient and contribute towards government’s initiatives and programmes, to make it a success. It is good that we ended the fiscal on a higher generation note. With a commitment to increase our generation output by 40-50 per cent by 2025 through green and clean source of energy, we have developed a well charted growth strategy to fulfill it.

Tata Power, together with all its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, have an installed generation capacity of 10757 MW (as of May 2018) as compared to 10,613 MW in FY17 from various fuel sources, such as thermal (coal, gas and oil), hydroelectric power, renewable energy (wind and solar PV) and waste heat recovery.

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