Unit-3 of Kemeng project begins commercial operation; NTPC’s commercial capacity rises to 63,125 MW

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New Delhi: Public sector thermal power producer NTPC has commenced commercial operation of the Unit-3 of 150 MW of Kameng Hydro-Electric Project (4×150 MW) of North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited. With this, the total commissioned and commercial capacity of NTPC group has become 63,785 MW and 63,125 MW respectively.

“We wish to inform that consequent upon successful commissioning, Unit-3 of 150 MW of Kameng Hydro-Electric Project (4×150 MW) of North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary company of NTPC Limited) has been declared on commercial operation w.e.f. 00:00 Hrs. of 22.01.2021. With this, the commissioned and commercial capacity of NTPC group has become 63,785 MW and 63,125 MW respectively” said NTPC.

The Kemeng Hydro Electric project is situated in the West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh. The project utilizes the flows from Kameng river’s tributaries, Bichom and Tenga Rivers over a gross head of 536 mitre available in downstream of the confluence of the River Bichom with Kameng.

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