L&T Hydrocarbon, NTPC sign MoU for CO2-to-methanol plants


L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering has signed a memorandum of understanding with NTPC Ltd, wherein L&THE shall be the engineering, procurement and construction management partner to build a CO2-to-methanol demonstration plant in NTPC Power Station.

This plant will comprise of three sub-units: CO2 capture from Flue Gas, H2 production by electrolysis of water and catalytic conversion of CO2 and H2 to methanol.

Under this MOU, L&HE and NTPC will further collaborate to accelerate the development and subsequently commercialize CO2-to-methanol plants.

Subramanian Sarma, whole-time director and senior executive vice president, L&THE said, “We are delighted to be a part of this initiative of NTPC in the field of clean energy. This development towards establishing CO2 to Methanol plants is an important step towards India’s commitment to combat climate change. L&THE, together with NTPC, will leverage its vast experience in engineering, construction and project management to successfully deliver this demonstration project.”

Organized under offshore, onshore, construction services, modular fabrication and AdVENT (Advanced Value Engineering and Technology) verticals, L&THE delivers ‘design to build’ engineering and construction solutions across the hydrocarbon spectrum.