Top 10 Power Companies in India 2016

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NTPC was established in 1975 for energy generation and transmission, and has become a leader since then in the power segment.

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It has now grown out to be one of the largest energy companies of the country with Gurdeep Singh as its chairman and managing director. It finds its presence in all the levels of the energy generation value chain, and has a pan India presence with all its offerings.


It has also moved on to renewable ways of energy generation including hydro, nuclear forms of energy in order to lower its carbon footprint by reducing green house gases in the environment. The corporation has diversified into the business of power trade, consultancy, rural electrification, professional training, ash utilization and coal mining as well. It was tagged as Maharatna Company in May 2010, one out of total 4 companies being conferred with this title. It finds its presence in Forbes Global 2000 ranking of world’s biggest companies too.

The total installed capacity at the company is 47,178 MW. It has 18 coal based, 7 gas based and 1 hydro based power station. They have set a target of generating capacity of 1,28,000 MW by the year of 2032. The fuel mix in energy generation comprises of 56% coal, 16% gas, 11% nuclear and 17% renewable sources of energy. Company contributes 17.73% of the total national energy capacity and has been operating at high efficiency levels. it also contributes 25.91% of total power generation. NTPC became publicly listed in the year of 2004. GOI now holds only 75% of the stakes in the company. The rest are held by II, banks and Public. It is also one of the most preferred work places due to its ideology.

Total Assets (INR Cr) = 240449.05

Total Revenue (INR Cr) = 78705.5

Profit (INR Cr) = 10290.86

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Ranking Methodology:

The top 15 power companies in India are selected.

Three parameters are selected namely Assets, Revenue and Profits and weightages of 20%, 40% and 40% are assigned respectively.

Once the final score is calculated, the final ranking is found.

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