NTPC conference this week to mark 31 years of operations
New Delhi: To mark 31 years of starting its operations, country's largest power producer NTPC will organise an international conference here this week.
State-run NTPC synchronised its first generation unit at Singrauli plant in Uttar Pradesh in 1982. Synchronisation is the final step before commissioning of a unit.
The conference on the theme 'Sustainable Growth -- Strategies for Fuel & Efficiency' would be held on February 13, NTPC said in a statement.
Around 60-70 research papers, including from international entities, are expected to be presented at this Operation & Maintenance (O&M) conference.
"This annual mega event will showcase the best and modern/new technologies and practices being adopted in the operation and maintenance of power plants worldwide," the statement said.
The first 200-MW unit was commissioned at Singrauli plant in February, 1982. Currently, the project has an installed capacity in 2,000 MW.
At present, NTPC has an overall generation capacity of 39,674 MW.