NTPC Signs MoU with NRL for Bamboo-Based Bio-Refinery Project

The two CPSEs, through this MoU, intend to enhance their footprint in green chemicals and foray into sustainable solutions to advance the efforts towards achieving the nation’s Net-Zero target. Important development for Indian Energy Sector.

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NTPC Limited, India’s largest integrated power utility, today signed a non-binding MoU with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL), a subsidiary of Oil India Ltd engaged in the business of Refining and Marketing of petroleum products, for partnership opportunities in the proposed bamboo-based Bio-Refinery at NTPC Bongaigaon and other Green projects.

MoU Objective

The two CPSEs, through this MoU, intend to enhance their footprint in green chemicals and foray into sustainable solutions to advance the efforts towards achieving the nation’s Net-Zero targets and be partner in development of North-East Region.

The MoU was signed in the august presence of Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD NTPC, Dr Ranjit Rath, CMD OIL & Chairman NRL, and Shri Bhaskar Jyoti Phukan, MD NRL.

NTPC is committed to achieve 60 GW of Renewable Energy capacity by 2032 and be a major player in Green Hydrogen and Energy Storage domain. The company is taking up several initiatives towards decarbonization such as Green Hydrogen, Biofuels, Carbon Capture & Hydrogen Mobility.

 

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