NTPC invites bid from startups to produce torrefied biomass pellets
2nd May 2022

NTPC has invited bids from the country's startups for the production of torrefied biomass pellets. The company intends to provide a platform to startups to enable them develop an advanced technology for producing torrefied biomass pellets that are well-suited for decentralised small-scale users. The deadline for the submission of the proposals titled 'torrefied pellet manufacturing plant for agri-waste' is May 19, 2022.

The move is expected to reinforce NTPC's commitment towards developing the biomass ecosystem in the country, and will provide a unique platform for the Indian startups to fulfill the prime minister's vision of an 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' and also contribute towards the ambitious 'make in India' movement.

NTPC is the largest power utility company in India and has presence in Coal, Gas, Solar PV, Hydro and Wind Power Generation and Coal Mining.