NTPC gets green nod for Rs 7,732 cr expansion project in Odisha


NTPC gets green nod for Rs 7,732 cr expansion project in Odisha

State-run power producer NTPC has been given the green clearance for the Rs 7,732.35 crore expansion project of the Talcher Thermal Power Station in Odisha, a senior government official said Monday.

The company’s proposal is to add two additional units of 660 MW each in the existing premise of the Talcher Tehermal Power Project (TTPP) located in Angul district, Odisha.

“The Union Environment Ministry has given the environment clearance for the NTPC’s proposed coal-based ultra super critical thermal power project expansion. The approval has been given with some riders,” the official said.

The proposed project, which is expected to meet the power demand of the eastern region, is estimated to cost Rs 7,732.35 crore and is planned to be commission by 2022. Read More

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