NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd. (NTPC-REL) and Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd. (GACL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 6th July 2022 for developing commercial-scale Green Ammonia and Green Methanol* projects in mutual collaboration.
As per the MoU, NTPC-REL and GACL shall explore options for the supply of 100 MW Round Clock (RTC) Renewable Energy, which will be used for the production of 35 Tonnes Per Day (TPD) Green Ammonia, and 75 TPD Green Methanol. This Green Ammonia and Green Methanol will be used in GACL’s complexes in Dahej and Vadodra, Gujarat, as raw materials for the synthesis of various chemicals. This is the first commercial-scale initiative in the field of Green Ammonia and Green Methanol in India.
*Green Ammonia and Green Methanol refer to Ammonia and Methanol produced using biomass, or Renewable Energy and captured Carbon dioxide.