NTPC initiates retrofitting works on its coal power plants to meet new emission norms

Last Modified: Fri Aug 04 2017 19:12:28 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 134
    Number of power plant units that NTPC will retrofit in order to meet new emissions norms set up the Indian govt. The new norms have been set up in keeping with India's commitment to the Paris climate accord.
  • 25
    Units that NTPC might retire - as these plants close to 25 years or older and cannot be retrofitted to meet the new norms.
  • Rs. 20,000 crore
    ($3.14 billion) Estimated capital expenditure earmarked by NTPC for the retrofitting.