NHPC net profit up 15% to Rs 2,440 Cr

NHPC Ltd has reported a 15 per cent growth in the standalone net profit at Rs 2,440 crore in the FY 2015-16 compared to Rs 2,124 crore for the corresponding period in the last fiscal year.
The total cumulative power generation of all NHPC power stations for FY 2015-16 has been 23,683 MU against the (excellent target) of 22,000 MU, the highest ever generated by NHPC. The company has also achieved 81.6 per cent actual Plant Availability Factor (PAF) against (excellent) MOU PAF target of 76.8 per cent.
NHPC has crossed 5000 MW capacity at standalone and currently has 6,587 MW on consolidated basis with a total of 20 operating power station and 2 units of TLDP-IV project. 18 power stations are operated by NHPC while 2 are operated by NHDC a subsidiary company.
Apart from this the company has total of 5 projects under construction with 4 hydro-power projects with total installed capacity 3,290 MW which includes Teesta Low Dam Stage-IV (160 MW), Kishanganga (330 MW), Parbati-II (800 MW) and Subansiri Lower (2000 MW) and a wind project (50 MW) in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan which is nearing completion.
In addition, during the FY 2015-16 the company established a ‘Real Time Seismic Data Centre’ at its corporate office. Through this state-of-the-art data centre, NHPC has connected its 18 power stations for receiving the earthquake data on real time basis.

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