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NTPC and Oil & Natural Gas Corpn sign MoU for setting up JV for renewable energy


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NTPC and Oil & Natural Gas Corpn have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 21 May 2020 at Delhi to set up a Joint Venture Company for Renewable Energy business. This MoU will enable both companies to accelerate their footprint in the Renewable Energy.

As per the MoU, NTPC and Oil & Natural Gas Corpn will explore the setting up of offshore wind and other Renewable Energy Projects in India and overseas.

They shall also explore opportunities in the fields of sustainability, storage, E-mobility and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) compliant projects.

NTPC, presently has 920 MW of installed Renewable power projects in its portfolio and about 2300 MW of RE projects under construction. With this tie up NTPC would accelerate its RE capacity addition program and also expand its footprint in offshore wind and overseas Renewable energy projects in the process for realising its ambitious target of 32 GW of Renewable Energy Projects by 2032.

ONGC has a renewable portfolio of 176 MW comprising of 153 MW wind power and 23 MW of solar. This development will enhance the presence of ONGC in the Renewable Power business and enable its ambition to add 10 GW of renewable power to its portfolio by 2040.

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First Published: Fri, May 22 2020. 13:23 IST