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NTPC Signs MoU with CREDA for Geothermal Project

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) to explore the potential of geothermal resources and subsequently implement geothermal project at Tatapani in Chhattisgarh.

The MoU was signed by Shri Ajit Kumar, Executive Director (Business Development), NTPC and Shri Shailendra Kumar Shukla, Director, CREDA in the presence of Shri Aman Singh, Secretary (Energy), Government of Chhattisgarh, Shri S. N. Ganguly, Regional Executive Director, NTPC and other dignitaries.

Tattapani Geothermal field is located approximately 100 kms northeast of Ambikapur in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh and is considered to be one of the most promising site in India for developing geothermal based power project.

Geothermal generation is the harnessing of the geothermal energy or the vast reservoir of heat energy stored in the earth’s interior for generating power.

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