NTPC in talks with govt. to select an ideal place.
NTPC in talks with govt. to choose an ideal place.
The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is trying to find a chance to establish a green hydrogen production center in Andhra Pradesh, for which Industries and Commerce Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy held preliminary conversations with NTPC Chairman and Managing Director Gurdeep Singh throughout his recent visit to New Delhi.
The PSU has actually currently carried out a pilot project of splitting seawater into green hydrogen using solar energy in Tamil Nadu. The demand for green hydrogen is growing as it helps in decarbonising transportation and can be utilized as a clean fuel in industrial processes.
NTPC is likewise contemplating to establish a 1,000 MW solar energy plant. According to main sources, the NTPC CMD recommended that the 1,200 acres at Pudimadaka in Visakhapatnam district, which is under its possession for the facility of a 2,000- MW super thermal power plant which failed to take off, can be traded with extra land so that the 1,000 MW solar plant can be established somewhere else.
Besides, the NTPC has actually agreed in principle to develop a Centre of Excellence in its domain (power sector) at Anakapalle in Visakhapatnam district as an extension to its Noida Power Management Institute. Meanwhle, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is analyzing the expediency of establishing a solar panel producing unit near Nellore where high quality quartz is available. Techniques are being exercised by the Industries Department, which roped in BHEL to embrace 2 ITIs as a step towards ability enhancement.
The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) agreed in principle to provide apprenticeship programmes to trainees at its HRD centres and train youth from the State in SAIL Management Training Institute at Ranchi.
Apart from these, India Tourist Development Corporation and Container Corporation of India have actually granted establish Centres of Quality in their particular domains.
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