KANIHA, FEB 27, 2021
Keeping in view the growing demand for renewable energy, the Talcher Kaniha Unit of NTPC Ltd today reiterated the company’s commitment to clean energy.
“NTPC is committed to generate and provide reliable power at a competitive price in a sustainable manner. We use environment-friendly technologies and also focus on social upliftment of society to promote a safe and healthy environment for all,” said Sudip Nag, Chief General Manager, NTPC Kaniha.
NTPC Kaniha has installed a 10MW PV Solar Plant and has taken part in solar rooftop installation at various venues of the Station with installed capacity of 360 KWp. In addition to this, 500KWp solar panels are in the process of commissioning in the current financial year, further contributing to the reduction of CO2 emission, informed Nag.
Nag spoke about the power station’s performance highlights and shared the recent developments pertaining to the execution of FGD work and mine-void filling. “With the commitment of providing clean energy in a sustainable manner, FGD work is under full progress at the Station”, he said.
With the commitment of providing cleaner energy, FGD works have been started by Tata Projects Ltd.; raft work of chimney-1 and 4 has been completed, raft work of chimney- 3 and excavation works for remaining chimney and absorber is in progress, he said.
Speaking on the performance, Nag said, “NTPC Talcher Kaniha has performed exceptionally well in this Financial Year and is on its way to achieve turn-out performance with several milestones in operation.”
Sharing NTPC Kaniha’s long term fuel security plan to fulfill its coal requirement, the Chief General Manager said that the latest introduction of the Wagon Tippler has accelerated the coal unloading process and resulted in increasing productivity of the station.
He mentioned about the power plant’s focus on safety and the measures taken to ensure safe practices such as safety training for all workers, mass pep-talk along with COVID-related awareness messages.
Nag further highlighted the Kaniha plant’s initiatives of enhancing ash utilization by providing dry ash to NHAI for construction of roads and highways and the recently signed MoU with MCL for the mine-void filling of Jagannath Quarry-8.