Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

MNRE implements “Renewable Energy Research and Technology Development Programme” for promotion of indigenous technology development for wide spread deployment of new and renewable energy


National Institute of Ocean Technology implements Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) desalination plant at Kavaratti in Lakshadweep

Posted On: 09 FEB 2023 6:40PM by PIB Delhi

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is implementing the “Renewable Energy Research and Technology Development Programme” for promotion of indigenous technology development for wide spread deployment of new and renewable energy, including ocean energy, in an efficient and cost-effective manner across the country.

National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), an autonomous R&D institute under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is implementing an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) desalination plant at Kavaratti in Lakshadweep, powered by about 65 kW power generated from OTEC.

This information was given by Shri R.K Singh Union Minister for Power and MNRE in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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