The Company intends to have a long-term research and development (R&D) program in place. Its aim is to create and / or acquire the best available technologies to improve competitiveness and customer value, reducing cost of generated electricity, lowering environmental footprint, increasing flexibility and reliability of major components and integrated power plants. NWPGCL intends to carry out research and development of break through techniques in power plant construction and operation that can lead to more efficient, reliable and eco-friendly operation of power plants within the country.