An Indian-Belgian JV of ONGC Energy Centre and Talboom is planning a geothermal pilot power plant project of 3-5 MW at the Gandhar field in the South Cambay Basin in Gujarat.
Indian news report today, that ONGC Energy Centre(OEC), a research division of ONGC on alternate energy, has joined hands with a Belgian firm to harness geothermal energy in South Cambay basin of Gujarat, based on government officials earlier this week.
“OEC has undertaken a collaborative research, development and demonstration project with Talboom, a Belgian firm to harness geothermal energy in South Cambay Basin (Gandhar field) by setting up a pilot power plant,” the ONGC official told PTI, adding that it is the first of its kind initiative.
“The pilot power plant of 3-5 MW scale would be set up through a 50:50 joint venture between OEC and Talboom by 2013-14,” he said.”
Source: The Times of India