NLC India Limited (NLCIL), a premier "NAVRATNA" Public Sector Enterprise with a present annual turnover of more than Rs. 8000 crores and spreading its wings in the frontiers of Mining (Lignite & Coal), Thermal Power generation and Renewable energy under the administrative control of Ministry of Coal, since 1956 - contributing its valuable share in energy sector for more than 60 glorious years.
NLCIL operates four Opencast Lignite Mines of total capacity of 30.6 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) at Neyveli and Barsingsar, Rajasthan, Five lignite based pithead Thermal Power Stations with an aggregate capacity of 3140 MW – at Neyveli and Barsingsar and a 1000 MW Coal based Thermal Power Station at Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu through its subsidiary company, NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL), a joint venture between NLCIL and TANGEDCO (equity participation in the ratio of 89:11).
NLCIL has also forayed into renewable energy sector with commissioning of a 141 MW Solar Power in Neyveli and a 51 MW Wind Energy Plant in Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu. The Company is also setting up Solar Power Projects (1209 MW) at various places in Tamil Nadu of which 300 MW is in operation. NLCIL is aiming to achieve a total Renewable Energy capacity of 4251 MW by 2025.
NLCIL is aiming to become a 21011 MW company by 2025. Towards realizing this dream, NLCIL is already on expansion mode. Works are under progress for the Lignite based Neyveli New Thermal Power Plant (1000 MW), Bithnok TPS and Barsingsar TPS Expansion (each 250 MW).
Further, NLCIL, jointly with the Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (UPRVUNL), is setting up a 3x660 MW Coal based Thermal Power Plant at Ghatampur in Uttar Pradesh, through its subsidiary company Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power Limited (NUPPL) (equity participation in the ratio of 51:49). Apart from the above, addition of Thermal capacity to the tune of 6140 MW by way of Installation of new plants and acquisition of Power Assets to the tune of 3000 MW is in the pipeline.
NLCIL as a Corporate Citizen, believes in adhering to the highest standards of Corporate Governance by implementing a robust management system on men, material, machine & money. The Company is also having expertise in reverse e-auction, 100% e-payment, Digitization of records, ERP and timely information to the stakeholders.
Not just Mining and Power Generation, NLCIL has contributed significantly to the Socio-Economic development for more than half a century.