NLC's huge foray in renewable energy, achieve Solar Capacity of 1 GW: Pralhad Joshi PSU NEWS

 

NLC's huge foray in renewable energy, achieve Solar Capacity of 1 GW: Pralhad Joshi
Shri Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister of Coal, Parliamentary Affairs and Mines of India (PSU Connect)

 

Singrauli: Shri Pralhad Joshi, Union Minister of Coal, Parliamentary Affairs and Mines of India reviewed the performance of Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC INDIA, the largest opencast Lignite Mining CPSE in Asia. Pralhad Joshi lauded their performance in doubling the mining capacity during the last 3 years and increasing the power generation capacity by 50%.

NLC INDIA Limited is making a huge foray into the renewable energy sector and is the 1st CPSE to achieve a Solar Capacity of 1 GW. He urged company officials to keep working with the same zeal towards assuring the energy security of the nation and achieving all annual targets.

About NLC India Limited 

NLC India Limited has been a forerunner amongst the Public Sector Undertakings in the country in the energy sector, contributing to a lion’s share in lignite production and significant share in thermal power generation. NLCIL is a Navratna Government of India Enterprise, under the administrative control of Ministry of Coal.

NLCIL has also forayed into renewable energy sector. Presently, the Company is operating 1370.06 MW of Solar Power Plant in various Districts of Tamilnadu and Andaman Islands and 51 MW Wind Power Plant in Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu. NLCIL is aiming to achieve a total Renewable energy capacity of 4251 MW.
NLCIL has big dreams to become a 21000+MW company by 2025. Towards realizing this dream, NLCIL is already on expansion mode. 



Posted Date :  25-02-21

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