NTPC Simhadri seeks land for expansion project

GN Bureau | October 19, 2015


#NTPC   #NTPC Simhadri   #Simhadri Super Thermal Power Station   #Parawada  


NTPC will invest over Rs.5,000 crore on expansion of Simhadri Super Thermal Power Station near Parawada. The district administration has been approached for allotment of site required for the Brownfield project.

“We have identified 800 acres near our plant area, which is suitable for expansion,” NTPC Simhadri Group General Manager AK Samanta said today.

The power major, which has 500MWx4 units at Simhadri located at Deepanjalinagar Township, is contemplating establishing 660MWx2 units with supercritical technology.

“As Andhra Pradesh is placed on high growth trajectory, NTPC sees good potential for power generation units,” Samanta said. As it will be Brownfield project, the Stage-I and II of Simhadri and the new units would have common facilities.

NTPC wants to generate affordable and socially responsible power with green technologies.

Comments

 

Other News

Covid-19: Vigorous testing leads to fatality rate drop

India has been registering more new cases of Covid-19 infection than any other country for the past seven days, yet its rigorous push on testing and thus on early identification is bearing fruits, with the case fatality rate (CFR) going further down to 2.1. In a new high, India has scaled th

Election manifestos and voters` Right to Know

Recognising the importance of election manifestos, the supreme court directed the election commission (EC) of India to frame guidelines directly governing the contents of the election manifestos in the case of S. Subramaniam Balaji v. State of Tamil Nadu & Ors. reported in (2013) 9 SCC 659. Although th

No support from govt, says ad veteran Sam Balsara

Advertising veteran Sam Balsara has lamented the lack of support from the government to the industry and said that it has completely ignored the sector. Balsara, the founder, chairman and managing director of Madison World and Madison Communications, said that the government needs to provide

Covid-19: New cases are increasing, but so are recoveries

Even as India continues to record more than 50,000 new Covid-19 infections every day for a week now, there was some hope in the rising number of recoveries as well, with a drop in the case fatality rate and a spike in the recovery rate. Thus, the country recorded the highest single day recov

Breaking new ground in Ayodhya: History is created

History was created as prime minister Narendra Modi participated in the foundation-stone-laying ceremony for the new Ram Temple in Ayodhya on Wednesday, ending centuries of controversy. Modi performed Bhoomi Pujan at `Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir`, in the presence of a very limited number o

How to encourage and support breastfeeding amid pandemic

The most joyous moment of a woman’s life is to breastfeed her baby for the first time. Breast milk is the foundation to build a strong bonding between mother and child and must not be missed by any newborn in its nutrition uptake. The World Health Organization (WHO) is encouraging people to “su

Governance Now 5th PSU IT Forum

Archives

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter