CPM was being invited as a technical advisor for the panel discussion. Pellet manufacturers/investors across India had actively participated in the workshop. NTPC plans to start biomass co-firing across all NTPC coal-fired power stations. The tender will be for procuring pellets to all their coal-fired power stations.

According to NTPC’s estimates, the surplus Agro residue-based pellets shall be required to be used in 3,00,000-MW coal-based thermal power plants to produce 30,000 MW biomass power at 10 percent co-firing ratio by weight. “With the coal-based generation of 1,96,098 MW.

CPM transferred techno-commercial knowledge to potential entrepreneurs who are planning to start pelleting plants.

Topics covered:
• Availability of Agri raw materials
• Processing set up
• Process flow
• Equipment’s required
• CAPEX
• OPEX

This is the right opportunity for all the entrepreneurs who are willing to start a new business line and a good opportunity to all pellet manufacturers to expand their business. CPM has successfully conducted testing on all the Agri raw materials and is confident on the output.