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Shri Shinde inaugurates NTPC’s First ECBC Compliant Building

19th Nov, 2009

NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance (NETRA) housed in NTPC’s first Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) compliant building was inaugurated by Union Minister of Power Shri Sushilkumar Shinde. Shri Shinde complimented NTPC for being amongst the cleanest power generators in the world, committed to the preservation of environment. A one MW solar power plant shall also be set up in NETRA building soon. Shri R.S. Sharma, CMD, NTPC, Shri I.C.P. Keshari, JS , Thermal; Shri Chandan Roy, Director(Operations) NTPC; Shri R. C. Shrivastav, Director (HR) ; Shri I.J. Kapoor, Director (Commercial) ;Shri B.P. Singh, Director (Projects), NTPC; Shri Sharad Anand, CEO, NETRA and senior officials of NTPC were present on the occasion.

Speaking on the occasion Shri R.S.Sharma, CMD NTPC informed that the NETRA building is the first NTPC building engineered as per requirements of ECBC 2007. He said that in all upcoming projects of NTPC administrative and service buildings shall be designed as energy efficient green buildings. NTPC has earmarked 1% of its profit after tax for Research Technology Development and climate change.

Shri Shinde also visited lab facilities of NETRA and showed keen interest in the activities being carried out by NETRA. NTPC NETRA is working under the guidance of a Research Advisory Council (RAC) consisting of eminent experts drawn nationally and internationally from academics, research institutions and experts associated with power generation to guide on technology development projects. Besides carrying out research on climate change-related and other future-oriented technology options, NETRA's laboratories shall provide high-end scientific services to all the stations of NTPC as well as to other power stations.

NETRA has already provided consultancy services to Fujairah Combined Cycle Gas and Desalination Plant in the United Arab Emirates.

Union Minister of Power Shri Sushilkumar Shinde inaugurating NTPC’s first First ECBC Compliant Building.Shri Shri R.S. Sharma, CMD, NTPC, Shri I.C.P. Keshari, JS , Thermal; Shri Chandan Roy, Director(Operations) NTPC; Shri R. C. Shrivastav, Director (HR) ; Shri I.J. Kapoor, Director (Commercial) ;Shri B.P. Singh, Director (Projects), NTPC; Shri Sharad Anand, CEO, NETRA and senior officials of NTPC are also seen.

 
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