K M Dayashankar
PEDDAPALLI: As part of the India-Denmark Energy Partnership (INDEP) study programme on ‘Flexibilization and Waste Heat Recovery in thermal plant’, a high-level delegation from Danish Energy Agency (DEA) visited the NTPC-Ramagundam on Saturday.
CGM (Ramagundam & Telangana) Sushil Kumar and other senior officials welcomed the delegates as well as senior officials from the Corporate centre and Southern region headquarters.
Before visiting prominent locations in the plant, the delegates attended a meeting at O&M conference hall wherein Manoj Kumar Jha, AGM (EEMG) in his presentation highlighted the power scenario in India, Southern Region as well as the impact of ramping on Unit-7 of NTPC-Ramagundam.
Later, accompanied by N M Gupta, CGM (IBD), NTPC; Soumendra Das, GM (O&M) and other NTPC senior officials, the nine-member delegation comprising five members from the Danish Energy Agency; two members from COWI (a leading international consulting group); and two members from Embassy of Denmark visited Unit#7 Control Room, Boiler & Turbine area and discussed on technical aspects.
The delegates also visited the FGD area in Telangana Project, Miyawaki Forest and 100-MW Floating Solar Project wherein Prasenjit Pal, GM (Project), P K Laad, GM (TS) and A K Vemula, GM (RE) respectively spoke on its uniqueness and progress.
The delegates and NTPC senior officials planted saplings in the township. NTPC senior officials and others were present on the occasion.