Nabha Power ranked among top 10 thermal plants in country

Nabha Power ranked among top 10 thermal plants in country

Rajpura thermal power plant

Tribune News Service

Patiala, October 6

Nabha Power, which owns and operates the 2x700 MW supercritical thermal power plant at Rajpura, has been ranked among the top 10 thermal power plants of the country in the latest report of the Union Power Ministry based on the plant load factors (PLF) during the peak summer season. The Rajpura thermal power plant operated at a high PLF of 90.17 per cent against the national average of 58.64 per cent during the first six months of the current fiscal to be placed among the best of the thermal power plants in the country. The 700MW unit number 2 of the plant remained in continuous operations for 184 days surpassing its previous record of 160 days and unit-1 generated power continuously for 174 days making it one of the best thermal power plants in the country.

Chief executive of the Nabha Power, SK Narang, said, “The engineers at Nabha Power worked tirelessly to guarantee uninterrupted supply of power to the state of Punjab. The plant adopted the best operational and maintenance practices while improving safety, reliability, and efficiency. Besides, the plant also registered the best heat rate and the lowest auxiliary power consumption in India during FY21.”

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