NTPC conference this week to mark 31 years of operations

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.

PTI