NTPC is India's largest power generating company with an installed capacity of around 37,000 MW (over one-fifth of India's total installed capacity). NTPC contributes to around 30% of the country's annual power generation and has an outstanding track... More record in terms of efficiency. Of its owned capacity, 78% is coalbased, operated through 15 coal-based power stations, and 12% is based on gas or liquid fuel. During the period between FY07 and FY12, the company grew its net sales and profits at average annual rates of 14% and 6% respectively.
Tata Power is the largest private player in the power sector with a generation capacity of over 4,600 MW, which is around 20% of the total power generation capacity of the private sector in India but a mere 2% of the country's total capacity. Apart f... Morerom power generation, the company also has interests in areas like transmission, distribution and power trading. It owns a 30% stake in two coal mines in Indonesia. During the period between FY07 and FY12, Tata Power's consolidated sales grew at average annual rates of 32%.
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