Bengaluru, 30th January 2024 : NTPC Green Energy Limited (NGEL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Govt of Maharashtra for development of Green Hydrogen and derivatives (Green Ammonia, Green Methanol) of up to 1 million Ton capacity per annum, including Pump Hydro Projects of 2 GW and development of RE projects with or without storage up to 5 GW in the state.
The MoU was exchanged between Shri Mohit Bhargava, Chief Executive Officer, NGEL and Shri Narayan Karad, Deputy Secretary (Energy), GoM in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Hon’ble Deputy CM and other senior officials.
The above MoU has been signed as a part of Green Investment Plan of Govt of Maharashtra in the next five years and envisages a potential investment of approximately ₹ 80, 000 Crore.
NTPC is in the path of building up RE capacity of 60 GW by 2032.
NGEL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC and aims to be the flag bearer of NTPC’s Renewable Energy journey with an operational capacity of over 3.4 GW and 26 GW in pipeline including 7 GW under implementation.