NTPC signs MoU with Heavy Water Board for technology transfer

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New Delhi, Oct 17 (UNI) Country's largest thermal power generating firm NTPC Ltd today entered into an agreement with Heavy Water Board (HWB), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) that would enable it to get technology for reducing major air pollutants in all its power stations.

The memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed would pave the way for transfer of Ammonia Fuel Gas Conditioning Technology for implementation in all NTPC's power stations, including future projects, for reduction in suspended particulate matter (SPM), a statement said.

It also provides for jointly undertaking further research work in collaborative manner with equal participation from NTPC and HWB for enhancing efficacy of AFGC Technology.

The MoU was signed here by Mr Kanthiah W S Aruldoss, Director (Operation), HWB and Mr R K Jain , Director (Tech), NTPC Ltd for their respective organisations in the presence of Mr T Sankaralingam, CMD, NTPC and Mr A L N Rao, Chairman and CE HWB.

With an installed capacity of 27,904 MW through 26 power stations, including JV stations, NTPC is poised to become a 75,000 MW plus firm by 2017.

UNI

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