L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering signs MoU with NTPC to build CO2 to Methanol Plants

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Mumbai : L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has signed a memorandum of understanding with public sector power power producer NTPC on Wednesday to build CO2 to Methanol demonstration Plant in NTPC Power Station.  LTHE will act as the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management partner in the project.

MoU was signed by Mr. Subramanian Sarma, Whole Time Director and Senior Executive Vice President (Energy) and Sh. Ujjwal Kanti Bhattacharya, ED (Projects), NTPC Ltd. in presence of Sh. C K Mondol, Director (Commercial), NTPC Ltd. and other senior officials from L&T and NTPC Ltd.

This plant will comprise of three sub-units namely CO2 capture from Flue Gas, H2 production by electrolysis of water and catalytic conversion of CO2 & H2 to Methanol. Under this MOU, LTHE and NTPC will further collaborate to accelerate the development and subsequently commercialize CO2 to Methanol plants.

“We are delighted to be a part of this initiative of NTPC in the field of clean energy. This development towards establishing CO2 to Methanol plants is an important step towards India’s commitment to combat climate change LTHE, together with NTPC, will leverage its vast experience in engineering, construction and project management to successfully deliver this demonstration project” said Mr. Subramanian Sarma.

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