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NTPC starts the set up of Solar Thermal Air Conditioning System

07th Oct, 2011

Solar Thermal

Shri Arup Roy Choudhury CMD, NTPC laid the foundation stone of Solar Thermal Air Conditioning System at NETRA, the research and technology development division of NTPC. The plant is intended to test the efficacy of Solar Thermal Air conditioning system which has been designed and engineered in house by NETRA. The plant has 2 number of large size duel axis tracking Solar Dish which generates saturated steam to operate Vapour Absorption Machine that produces 50 TR of Air conditioning. The plant also envisages an integrated cold thermal energy storage which takes care of air conditioning need during lean solar period. Shri D.K.Jain Director (Technical), Shri A.N. Dave, RED (CA and ED to CMD) and Shri Sharad Anand, Executive Director (Engg) were present on the occasion along with other senior officials of NTPC.

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