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Nokh solar park to attract Rs 3,300 crore investments: RRECL CMD

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 11, 2021

Nokh Solar Park in Jaisalmer having 925MW capacity will fetch an investment Rs 3,300 crore the state. The government expects to meet the deadline of completing the project by March 2022 despite the challenges posed by the pandemic. Meeting the deadline is important to avail...

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India to leverage ISA to project solar power expertise to small island nations

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 1, 2020

India plans to leverage International Solar Alliance (ISA) to help project its solar power expertise to small island countries, said two people aware of the development. A case in point being...

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NTPC collaborates with cement firms to supply fly ash by rail

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 5, 2020

In its endeavour to achieve 100 per cent utilisation of by-products produced during power generation, India's largest power producer, NTPC Ltd, has started collaborating with cement...

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Subject Tags: fly ash , NTPC , power plants

NTPC stops land acquisition for greenfield coal-based power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 28, 2020

New Delhi: In a big change in its business strategy, the country's largest coal-fired power producer NTPC proposes to completely stop land acquisition for green field thermal projects and rather look for reducing its carbon footprint through aggressive renewable energy push...

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Subject Tags: India , NTPC

NTPC seeks bids for procurement of biomass pellets to co-fire thermal power plants

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 28, 2020

NTPC Ltd, India's largest power producer and a PSU under Ministry of Power, has invited bids for procurement of biomass pellets for its various thermal plants on the basis of Domestic Competitive Basis (DCB) as part of its endeavour to reduce burning of crop residue on...

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Subject Tags: Biomass , India , NTPC

NTPC pivots from thermal to green

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2020

New Delhi: State-run NTPC Ltd will not set up greenfield coal-fuelled power projects as part of its pivot towards green energy, said the company’s chairman and managing director, Gurdeep Singh. NTPC, India’s largest power generation utility which runs one of the biggest coal...

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Subject Tags: India , NTPC , Renewable energy

Govt cancels auction under Phase 2 of pilot scheme to salvage stressed power units

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 19, 2019

India's NTPC snubs foreign emissions tech, shuts out GE, others from $2 billion orders Top Indian electricity generator NTPC has rejected the emissions-cutting technology of GE and other foreign firms for its coal-fired plants, documents show, shutting them out of an...

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Tata Power bags 105 MW floating solar power project in Kerala

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2019

Tata Power Solar has won the bid for 105 MW floating solar energy project in Kerala. The project will be executed on a reservoir of NTPC at Kayamkulam in Alappuzha district of the state, and will be commissioned not later than 21 months, a company statement said. "Floating...

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Ind-Ra maintains stable sector outlook for wind and solar power sectors

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 20, 2019

India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra), a Fitch Group company, maintained a stable outlook for wind and solar power sectors for the remaining part of financial year 2019-20 (FY20). "The stable outlook emanates from likely in-line operational and financial performance of...

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NTPC commissions its first Electric Vehicle charging station

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

State-owned power generator NTPC Ltd today announced it has commissioned along with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) its first Electric Vehicle charging station at an IOC petrol pump in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The two companies have joined hands to set up many such charging...

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