The Country’s largest power generator – NTPC Ltd. having installed capacity of 51671 MW declared the unaudited financial results for the first quarter of financial year 2017-18.
For the Q1 of FY 2017-18, the total income is Rs.20,541.93 crore as against Rs.19,220.80 crore reported in the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year, recording an increase of ~ 7%. The Profit before tax for the quarter is Rs.3,465.38 crore as against Rs. 3,036.82 crore in the corresponding quarter of previous financial year, an increase of 14%.
The profit after tax for the quarter is Rs.2,618.17 crore as against Rs.2,338.61 crore of Q1 of FY 2016-17, registering an increase of ~ 12%.
During Q1 of FY 2017-18, NTPC Ltd. group generated 71.606 Billion Units against 71.501 Billion Units generated in the corresponding period of the previous year. On standalone basis, NTPC Ltd. generated 64.411 Billion Units. For the Q1 FY 2017-18, NTPC Coal stations achieved PLF of 79.05% as against National PLF of 62.49%. Further, during the quarter, Hydro station clocked PAF of over 103%, while Coal stations and Gas stations has availability factor of 88.96% and 88.19% respectively.