NTPC to use Treated Sewage Water at Dadri Power Station

NTPC to use Treated Sewage Water at Dadri Power Station

Noida: NTPC, India’s largest power generating company will use treated sewage water at its Dadri Power Station. This is in line with the tariff policy amendment by Ministry of Power, which requires mandatory use of treated sewage water from Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) of the municipal body for thermal power plant located within the 50-kilometre radius of the STP.

As a part of its corporate ethos, NTPC aims at the utilization of wastewater to ensure a sustainable ecological balance by minimizing waste and reusing treated wastewater at its power stations. NTPC has always made a pro-active approach towards the environment, adoption of latest technologies, and continual environment conservation.

The company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Noida Authority on 14th June 2018 at Noida, for the supply of 80 MLD treated sewage water to NTPC Dadri plant. This project is expected to get completed in next three years.

Recently, NTPC, India’s largest power generating company with a commissioned capacity of 53,651 MW plans to become a 130 GW company by 2032, showcased India’s Green Power at the three-day Exhibition and Conference on Power and Energy 2018 at KICC, Nairobi, Kenya organized from 29 – 31st May, 2018.

About NTPC

NTPC is India’s largest energy conglomerate with roots planted way back in 1975 to accelerate power development in India. Since then it has established itself as the dominant power major with the presence in the entire value chain of the power generation business.

From fossil fuels it has forayed into generating electricity via hydro, nuclear and renewable energy sources. This foray will play a major role in lowering its carbon footprint by reducing green house gas emissions. To strengthen its core business, the corporation has diversified into the fields of consultancy, power trading, training of power professionals, rural electrification, ash utilization and coal mining as well.

NTPC became a Maharatna company in May 2010, one of the only four companies to be awarded this status. NTPC was ranked 400th in the ‘2016, Forbes Global 2000’ ranking of the World’s biggest companies.