NTPC installs India’s highest temperature drop tube reactor

Climate change, waste management, carbon capture and utilization and, new and renewable energy are core areas of research at NETRA

GN Bureau | May 11, 2017


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National thermal power corporation’s NETRA (NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance) has installed India’s first of its kind, indigenously developed high temperature drop tube reactor (DTR) system.

It is used for combustion characterisation of coal/biomass and is used for designing advanced ultra-super critical technology and reducing carbon footprint from the fossil fuel plants.

Photogrammetry System of Solar Thermal Lab has also been installed and commissioned at NETRA under Indo German R&D cooperation with the German grant. System installed for the first time in the country to measure 3D spatial coordinates of ‘point cloud’ of solar concentrators and help in understanding its integrity.

NTPC is adapting to emerging technologies and upgrading the technologies through research and development. NETRA, set up in 2009, is the outcome of this vision.
 

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