In order to facilitate the transition to clean energy, NTPC Limited and Engineers India Limited (EIL) have signed a MoA that permits NETRA, the research and development center of NTPC, to engage in collaborative initiatives related to carbon capture utilisation and storage, green fuel, green chemicals (such as green hydrogen and green ammonia), green fertilisers, biofuels, decarbonisation, waste handling, water, and ash, amongst others.
The NTPC Group has set a target of achieving 60 GW of renewable energy capacity by the 2032. In pursuit of this goal, the company has been actively pursuing various initiatives aimed at decarbonisation. These initiatives include hydrogen blending, carbon capture technologies, and the introduction of fuel cell buses, among others.
Recently, in October 2023, NTPC Limited issued request for proposals (RfPs) for commissioning a 56 MW floating solar project. The project will be situated at NTPC’S north Karanpura thermal power station in Jharkhand.
In the same month, NTPC Renewable Energy Limited issued RfPs for land and transmission package of maximum 2,000 MW inter-state transmission system connected solar projects in Rajasthan under tranche III.