NTPC and RVUNL Sign MoU for Upgrading Chhabra Thermal Plant

  • NTPC and NGEL have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (RVUNL) in Jaipur. 
  • The MoU aims to explore opportunities for adding supercritical units to the existing Chabra Thermal Power Plant and to enhance efficiency and reduce power generation costs. 
  • The MoU also includes undertaking 15- to 20-year annuity-based Renovation and Modernization (R&M) of old thermal units of RVUNL. 
  • NGEL’s MoU with RVUNL focuses on the development of Renewable Energy Projects with up to 25 GW capacity and Green Hydrogen Derivatives up to 1 million tons capacity in Rajasthan. 
  • The signing ceremony took place at the Chief Minister’s Office, with the Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, Shri R. K. Singh, and the Union Minister for Coal and Mines attending virtually.
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