Site Visit to NTPCs Ramagundam and Jhajjar Plant
May, 2018- As part of the Flexible Power Generation Pilot with NTPC Ltd., GTG-RISE conducted plant site visits to its Ramagundam (Unit 2; 210 MW) and Jhajjar (Unit 1; 500 MW) projects on May 23-25 and May 28-30 respectively. During the visit, RISE team interacted with plant personnel at various departments. The interactions were focused around understanding the as-is scenario and collecting detailed data on maintenance and equipment failure history and existing operation & maintenance practices along with design and historical data for assessment of present condition of the respective units. The site visits are expected to aid the preparation of the inception report/ as-is review of the existing procedures, equipment, processes and operational practices of both the units and to gauge the readiness of the unit(s) equipment for flexible operations. Following the site visits, damage modelling studies and economic cost-benefit analysis shall be captured in the draft feasibility report. Subsequently, GTG-RISE will conduct a Knowledge Dissemination Workshop in August 2018 to invite comments/feedback from NTPC on the recommendations suggested in the report.