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Global meet on power O & M opens tomorrow

12th Feb, 2018

New Delhi, February 12, 2018 – State-owned power utility NTPC Ltd is hosting a three-day international conference on operations and maintenance (O&M) to commemorate synchronisation of its first thermal plant at Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station 36 years ago. The Indian Power Stations (IPS) 2018 (International O&M conference), themed “Technological Challenges: Risks and Challenges in Power Generation”, will be inaugurated tomorrow by Mr. R.K. Singh, Minister of State (independent charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy.

This conference is a step towards meeting the challenges of strict environmental norms, cyclic operation of conventional generation, renewable integration in grid, low load operation, coal mining & extraction etc. The design of proceedings of the conference will also facilitate interaction with global fraternity and enrich knowledge base of every participant, thus benefitting the whole power sector.

More than 800 delegates will participate in the conference that will also debate safety measures, strategies for enhancing efficiency and reliability, environment management, renewable generation and other recent technological developments.

As part of the conference, the exhibition titled ‘Techno Galaxy 2018’ will also be inaugurated at Power Management Institute in Noida on February 14.

The maharatna company has more than 22,000 committed workforce and 51,383 MW capacity under operation and 21,000 MW under construction (including 1,320 MW international projects). On a global scale, it ranks seventh in terms of power generation.

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