NTPC is India’s largest energy conglomerate with roots planted way back in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. Since then it has established itself as the dominant power major with presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business. From fossil fuels it has forayed into generating electricity via hydro, nuclear and renewable energy sources.

Share Holding Pattern

In October 2004, NTPC launched its Initial Public Offering (IPO) consisting of 5.25% as fresh issue and 5.25% as offer for sale by the Government of India. NTPC thus became a listed company in November 2004 with the Government holding 89.5% of the equity share capital. In February 2010, the Shareholding of Government of India was reduced from 89.5% to 84.5% through a further public offer. Government of India has further divested 9.5% shares through OFS route in February 2013. With this, GOI's holding in NTPC has reduced from 84.5% to 75%. The rest is held by Institutional Investors, banks and Public. Presently, Government of India is holding in NTPC has reduced to 69.74%.

Installed Capacity

Present installed capacity of NTPC is 51,383 MW (including 6,891 MW through JVs/Subsidiaries) comprising of 48 NTPC Stations (20 Coal based stations, 7 combined cycle gas/liquid fuel based stations, 1 Hydro based station), 9 Joint Venture stations (8 coal based and one gas based) and 12 renewable energy projects.

Coal Based Power Plants

With 20 coal based power stations, NTPC is the largest thermal power generating company in the country.

Owned By NTPC

# Coal Based State Installed Capacity (MW)
1. Singrauli Uttar Pradesh 2,000
2. Korba Chhattisgarh 2,600
3. Ramagundam Telangana 2,600
4. Farakka West Bengal 2,100
5. Vindhyachal Madhya Pradesh 4,760
6. Rihand Uttar Pradesh 3,000
7. Kahalgaon Bihar 2,340
8. Dadri Uttar Pradesh 1,820
9. Talcher Kaniha Orissa 3,000
10. Feroze Gandhi, Unchahar Uttar Pradesh 1,550
11. Talcher Thermal Orissa 460
12. Simhadri Andhra Pradesh 2,000
13. Tanda Uttar Pradesh 440
14. Badarpur Delhi 705
15. Sipat Chhattisgarh 2,980
16. Mauda Maharashtra 2,320
17. Barh Bihar 1320
18. Bongaigaon Assam 500
19. Kudgi Karnataka 1600
20. Solapur Maharashtra 660
Total 38,755

Joint Ventures / Subsidiaries

# Coal Based State Installed Capacity (MW)
1. Durgapur West Bengal 120
2 Rourkela Orissa 120
3 Bhilai Chhattisgarh 574
4 Kanti Bihar 610
5 IGSTPP, Jhajjar Haryana 1500
6 Vallur Tamil Nadu 1500
7 Nabinagar-BRBCL Bihar 500
Total 4,924