Limited, a “Navratna” Government of India Enterprise, under the
administrative control of MOC has a chequered history of achievements
since its inception in 1956.
A pioneer among the public sector undertakings in energy sector, NLC
Three Opencast Lignite
Mines of total capacity of 28.5 Million Tonnes per Annum at Neyveli
and one open cast lignite Mine of capacity 2.1 Million Tonnes per
Annum at Barsingsar, Rajasthan.
Five pithead Thermal Power
Stations with an aggregate capacity of 3240 MW. Further, NLC has also
so far installed 17 Wind Turbine Generators of 1.50 MW each,
aggregating to 25.5 MW, thereby increasing the overall power
generating capacity to 3265.50 MW.
NLC has forayed into
renewable energy sector with inauguration of a 10 MW Solar Photo
Voltaic power plant in Neyveli, thereby increasing the overall power
generating capacity to 3275.50 MW.
A coal based thermal power
project at Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu consists two units of 500 MW capacity
each is being implemented through NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL),
a joint venture between NLC and TANGEDCO (equity participation in the
ratio of 89:11). Unit-I attained Commercial Operation Declaration on
18th June 2015. Unit-II, attained Commercial Operation Declaration on
29th August 2015
All the Mines of NLC are ISO
Certified for Quality Management System, Environmental Management System
and Occupational Health & Safety Management System. All the Power
stations of NLC are also ISO Certified for Quality Management System and
Environmental Management System. NLC’s growth is sustained and its
contribution to India’s social and economic development is significant.