NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power generation company, has been bestowed with the ‘Golden Peacock Award for Sustainability’ 2019, during the 19th International Conference on Corporate Governance & Sustainability held in London (U.K).The award was conferred by the Institute of Directors (IOD), India. Justice (Dr.) Arijit Pasayat, former Judge, Supreme Court of India was the Chairman of the Jury for the awards. The award was received by Shri Biswarup Basu, CGM (SSEA) and Shri Vikash Kumar, DM (SD) on behalf of NTPC Ltd.
Sustainability Award has been given to NTPC for its efforts to provide cleaner and green energy, to minimize environmental impact. NTPC Ltd has adopted high efficient sustainable technologies such as FGD for SOx emission control and de-nitrogen oxide (NOx) systems at all its power stations.
NTPC is steadily increasing its renewable energy portfolio by power generation from solar, hydro, wind. NTPC has showed its commitment by adopting proactive approach in making Zero liquid discharge (ZLD) and taking Water Conservation measures (Reduce, Recycle & Reuse) during its power generation.NTPC Ltd. country’s largest power generation company currently operates with 55 power stations (23 Coal, 7 combined cycle gas/liquid fuel, 1 Hydro, 1 small Hydro, 1 Wind and 11 solar projects) and has 10 coal and 1 gas station, owned by Joint ventures or subsidiaries taking the capacity to 57,106 MW.
NTPC aims to achieve total installed capacity of 130 GW by 2032