NTPC floats tender for the sale of fly ash in ports of Middle East and other regions

NTPC Limited has invited expression of interest (EOI) for sale of fly ash from the selected ports of the Middle East and other regions as an attempt to achieve 100 per cent utilization of fly ash.

The tender application commenced on July 1, 2021, and will conclude on July 25, 2021. NTPC has also collaborated with cement manufacturers across the country to supply fly ash. It is leveraging the Indian railwaysnetwork for economical and environment-friendly fly ash transportation. To further promote the utilisation of fly ash bricks in building construction, NTPC has set up fly ash brick manufacturing plants at its coal-based thermal power plants (TPPs). During the year 2020-21, about 15 NTPC power stations suppliedfly ash to various road projects and ash utilization crossed by nearly 20 million tonnes. Over the last five years the fly ash utilisation increased by 80 per cent in the country.

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