NTPC invites bids to procure agro-based fuel for Dadri TPP

NTPC has invited bids for procuring 1,000 tonnes of agro residue-based fuel for its 1,820 MW Dadri coal-based power plant in Uttar Pradesh. The move is a part of its initiatives to reduce pollution in the National Capital Region by providing farmers with an alternative to burn crop residues. The tender seeks supply for two years and the price of agro residue-based pellets has been capped at Rs 5,500 per tonne while that for briquettes of torrefied agro residue has been capped at Rs 6,600 per tonne.