NEW DELHI : NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL), the green energy subsidiary of NTPC Limited, has signed a pact with Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port for the development of a Green Hydrogen hub in Kolkata. An official statement released on September 25 said, “An MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed today between NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of India’s leading integrated power producer NTPC Limited, and Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways, for the development of a Green Hydrogen Hub at Kolkata.”
The MoU was signed by Mr. Bimal Gopalachari, AGM (NGEL) and Mr. Amit Kumar Kar, CME (SMPK) in the presence of Mohit Bhargava, CEO (NGEL), and other senior officials of NTPC and SMPK.
NTPC is India’s largest power utility having a total installed capacity of over 73 GW. Its wholly owned subsidiary, NGEL, is taking up renewable energy capacity addition, including projects of Green Hydrogen, Energy Storage. NTPC Group aims for 60 GW of RE capacity by the year 2032, with 3.2 GW installed and over 20 GW in the pipeline.