RAIPUR: NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power producer, is all set to organise the 9th edition of ‘O&M-Indian Power Station (IPS) 2020’ conference at Raipur. The annual power conclave will commemorate the synchronization of NTPC’s first unit at Singrauli on Feb 13, 1982. The conference will be held on the 13th& 14thof February.
R K Singh Minister of State with Independent Charge for Power and New & Renewable Energy has expressed his consent to be present at the inauguration ceremony of the conference and grace the occasion as chief guest.
S.N. Sahai, Secretary, GOI, Prakash Mhaske, Chairperson Central Electrical Authority (CEA)along with Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD, NTPC and Board of Directors in NTPC will also be present.
R.K Singh will release the Sustainability Development report and present Business Excellence awards to winners of NTPC power stationsduring the conference.
He will also inaugurate NTPC’s new building Vishwesariyya Bhawan at Naya Raipur during his visit.
There will be Techno Galaxy 2020 exhibition, where products and technologies from 42 Indian and International manufacturers will also be showcased.
The overarchingtheme for the 9th edition IPS 2020conferenceis ‘Optimisation of Generation Cost & Integration of Renewables’. The two day conference anticipates will include participants from the power sector, including representatives from Advisory& Regulatory Authority, Power plant professionals, power consultants, start-ups, Power equipment manufacturers, etc.
The conference will also showcase day long sessions onpower plant safety, environment management, renewable energy and technology advancement in the power sector.
More than 750 delegates from the power sector in India, USA, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Korea, and UK are expected to attend the conference.