NTPC Limited hosted an international seminar on ‘Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS)’ at the First Energy Transitions Working Group (ETWG) meeting under the aegis of G20 India presidency at Bengaluru. The seminar discussed the importance of CCUS technologies for clean energy transition leading to net-zero goal. It emphasised upon the several important carbon dioxide emission mitigation measures and key green initiatives taken by India.
During the event, more than 200 dignitaries, speakers, panellist and delegates of various countries participated in the seminar wherein they shared their knowledge and learnings pertaining to CCUS. A study report on “Carbon Capture, Utilisation, and Storage (CCUS)- Technology Gaps and International Collaboration” was commissioned under G20 India Presidency and was unveiled during the event.
Additionally, a 3D-model of NTPC flagship project on ‘Flue Gas CO2 to Methanol Synthesis’ was also showcased at the event. This plant is intended to reduce the carbon dioxide emission of fossil-based power plants by capturing it and converting it into useful hydrocarbons.