NTPC Vindhyachal to set up carbon capture plant

NTPC Limited’s Vindhyachalthermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh has planned to establish a carbon capture plant by 2023 to curb pollution.

The facility would be first-of-its-kind initiativeand will be set up as a pilot project. The carbon dioxide emitted from the plant will be mixed with hydrogen to form methanol, which will reduce pollution. Methanol produced as aby-product can be used based on utility.