Patnaik has urged the Centre to take steps for early execution
of the Talcher Thermal Energy Station (TTPS) Stage-III mission
and tackle the priority associated to the closure of the state”s
first thermal energy technology mission.
Patnaik in a letter to Union Minister for Energy and
New and Renewable Vitality R Okay Singh urged him to intervene and
direct NTPC Ltd to handle the issues.
” ..I draw your speedy consideration and request you to
direct NTPC to handle the issues associated to closure of TTPS
and take steps for the early execution of TTPS Stage-III
mission. I guarantee you all assist from the state authorities in
this regard,” Patnaik wrote within the letter on March 22.
TTPS is among the oldest thermal energy stations set
up by the Odisha authorities, Patnaik stated, including that the
mission was arrange by the Odisha authorities, Stage-I (240 MW)
and commissioned in 1968, the Stage-II (220 MW) in 1982.
Nevertheless, the NTPC acquired it in 1995.
“In 2010, NTPC proposed to broaden the capability of the
station and set up 2 items of 660 MW every. The state-
designated company, GRIDCO Ltd, promptly signed Energy Buy
Settlement (PPA) with NTPC in December 2010 for 660 MW. The
growth mission additionally obtained the approval of the state
authorities in February 2020. Nevertheless, NTPC is but to start out the
execution,” he stated.
Patnaik stated the closure of TTPS from March 31, 2021,
may have a extreme direct and oblique impression on hundreds of
households and the native financial system.
In the meantime, all of the six items of TTPS-NTPC are closed
since Tuesday evening and the ability technology has come right down to
a grinding halt, official sources stated.
Earlier the plant had a technology of 87 per cent
plant load issue (PLF) from its 460 MW put in capability,
The crops had been closed in view of an instruction of
the Central Air pollution Management Board to shut the plant by
March 31, 2021, they stated.
Police and CISF personnel are deployed on the foremost
gate of the plant apprehending legislation and order state of affairs, stated D
N Tiwari, Group Common Supervisor of the plant.
Mahesh Sahoo, Native MP from Dhenkanal, has warned NTPC
that it might face its penalties and no coal can be
allowed to go to its 3,000 MW Kaniha Tremendous Thermal Energy plant
if the TTPS crops weren’t operated quickly.
Because of the closure of the plant round 5,000 individuals
each everlasting and short-term staff, can be out of
employment, Sahoo claimed. PTI COR AAM
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