The Chhattisgarh Power Generation Company has once again topped by beating the power plants across the country. The company’s plants exhibited 70.08 percent plant load factor (PLF). On the other hand the average PLF of thermal power plants across the country stood at 51.49 percent. Power plants have consistently created a new record by being the first place for past six month, surpassing the 33 power plants of the state power sector.
Telangana State Power Generation Company was second with 68.25 percent and Singareni Koliarish Nigam Limited (SCCL) of Telangana achieved 67.59 percent PLF to stood at third position. Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (Genco), which is among the power plants of other large developed states of the country, could achieve 46.68 percent PLF. Nonetheless, Chhattisgarh State Power Generation Company’s power plant has been continuously ranked first since july 2020.
The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) releases a report of data on electricity produced from thermal power plants every month. CEA released a report after conducting a comparative analysis of PLF of 33 plants of the state power company across the country. According to this, thermal power plants of Chhattisgarh displayed a record breaking PLF of 70.08 percent in December 2020 in the current financial year.
Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said to the electrical workers that the state’s power houses maintained their achievement at the national level. It is expected that in the future too, all will be united to keep the plant at the forefront. The chairman of the power company Ankit said that the main entitlement of this credit is the officers and employees working in the power company. NK Bijora, managing director of the production company, said that the power plant’s plant stood the first place with the PLF of 69.83 percent in July.