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NTPC’s Koldam HPS Achieves 107% Capacity Utilisation

Date : Sep 01, 2016

NTPC Ltd said recently that the company's 800 MW Koldam HPS (Hydro Power Station) in Himachal Pradesh on the river Satluj has achieved a plant load factor of 107.27 per cent in July 2016, one of the highest across the country.


Koldam began commercial operation in July 2015 and in 2015-16 it generated 1,794.71 million units, more than 105 per cent of its design energy, the company said in a statement. The hydro power station has four units of 200 MW each.


Koldam HPS has achieved declared capacity of 110.10 per cent in May 2016, highest in the country and also achieved the highest plant load factor of 107.27 per cent among all central and state sector power stations in July 2016, the statement added.