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NLC generates highest ever 1,766 cr units of power

The year 2009-10 has been a successful and eventful year for Neyveli Lignite Corporation limited. The company has scaled new heights in its Physical performance in the areas of lignite mining and Power generation

State-owned Neyveli Lignite Corporation generated 1,766 crore units of power during 2009-10, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said. Power generation at 17,657.94 million units (gross) and power export at 14,827.50 MU during 2009-10 were the highest since inception, he said.

The previous highest was 17,456.89 MU and 14775.84 respectively during 2007-08. The gross power generation from Thermal power station-II was 10,560.05 MU with the previous highest being 10,517.69 MU during 2007-08.

Lignite production was put at 223.38 lakh tonnes against the previous highest of 215.86 LT during 2007-08. Net sales up to the third quarter of 2009-10 stood at Rs 3,017.58 crore compared to Rs 2,589.24 crore in the previous year.

Performance during 2009-10

The year 2009-10 has been a successful and eventful year for Neyveli Lignite Corporation limited. The company has scaled new heights in its Physical performance in the areas of lignite mining and Power generation.

During the year 2009-10 all the products exceeded the target and registered a growth compared to the previous year .
Highlights in Physical Performance
Lignite Production:

  • Lignite production for the Company as a whole during the year 2009-10 at 223.38 LT was the highest for any year since inception. (previous highest 215.86 LT during 2007-08 )
    Overburden Removal:

  • Overburden removal for the Company as a whole for the year 2009-10 at 1594.25 LM3 was the highest for any year since inception. (previous highest 1463.44 LM3 during 2008-09).

  • Overburden removal from Mine-II & Exploration for the year 2009-10 at 782.63 LM3 was the highest for any year since inception. (previous highest 659.64 LM3 during 2008-09).

  • Power Generation:

  • Power generation at 17657.94 MU (gross) and power export at 14827.50 MU during the year 2009-10 were the highest since inception. (previous highest 17456.89 MU and 14775.84 MU respectively during 2007-08)

  • Power generation gross from TPS-II during the year 2009-10 was 10560.05 MU and this was the highest for any year since inception. (previous highest 10517.69 MU during 2007-08)

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