India’s NTPC Tamilnadu Energy Seeks 500,000 Tons of Steam Coal

NTPC Tamilnadu Energy Co., an Indian power producer, is seeking to import 500,000 metric tons of steam coal for its unit in southern India.

The company, a joint venture of NTPC Ltd. (NTPC), India’s biggest power producer, and Tamilnadu Generation and Distribution Corp., wants the fuel delivered at its 1,500 megawatt Vallur power plant, said S. Sukumaran, a senior manager, by telephone from Chennai.

The last date for submitting bids is Dec. 17, he said without giving more details.

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