MOSCOW (MRC) -- Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (GACL) had earlier informed about updates on GACL-NALCO Alkalies & Chemicals Private Limited (GNAL), a Joint Venture Company between GACL and National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) formed to set up 800 TPD Caustic Soda Plant along with 130 MW Captive Power Plant at Dahej, according to Kemicalinfo.
GNAL is a material subsidiary of the company.
Further, GNAL has successfully completed the start-up of the 200 TPD (ton per day) Caustic Evaporation Unit (CEU) along with Boiler and required utilities in the Cogeneration Captive Power plant and has produced 100 MT Caustic Soda Lye (Rayon Grade 47%).
The product has been filled in tankers and dispatched, said company.
With the above, the CEU Unit has been partially commissioned. However, since, the balance units of Captive Power Plant and the Caustic Soda Plant will be progressively commissioned in a phased manner, the company added in a regulatory filing.
As MRC informed before, India’s petrochemical major Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) plans to invest Indian rupees (Rs) 5.95tr (USD80bn) in green energy and other projects in western Gujarat state as it aims to achieve its net zero carbon emissions target by 2035. This investment would involve the setting up of a 100-gigawatt (GW) renewable energy power plant over the next 10-15 years at a cost of Rs5tr, RIL said in a statement on 13 January. The company will also set up plants to manufacture solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, energy-storage batteries and fuel cells at a cost of around Rs600bn. RIL will invest a further Rs250bn in existing projects and new ventures over the next five years,