Got less petrol, diesel at station? 127 fuel pumps in Tamil Nadu caught for short delivery

The officials of the department conducted inspections in 818 fuel outlets across the state between October 10 and 12 and found short delivery by 127 of them, a government release said.

Got less petrol, diesel at station? 127 fuel pumps in Tamil Nadu caught for short delivery

Operations of more than 120 fuel pump stations across Tamil Nadu have been suspended and penal action is being initiated against them for “short delivery” of petrol and diesel detected during a recent state-wide intensive raids by the Labour department.

TN plans to construct Anamalayar hydro dam under 60-yr old PAP

The state government has constituted a technical advisory expert committee to construct Anamalayar reservoir with a storage capacity of 2.5 tmc ft

TN plans to construct Anamalayar hydro dam under 60-yr old PAP

Even as Tamil Nadu is opposing moves by upper riparian states such as Karnataka to construct dams across inter-state rivers, it is planning to build a new dam under the 60-year-old Parambikuam -Aliyar Project (PAP).

Demand up, but power sector woes to continue

Demand up, but power sector woes to continue

Power sector woes are expected to continue for some time as coal shortage continues, leading to a dip in the generation. Rising demand for electricity and fall in hydropower production due to a dry spell in certain parts of the country is compounding the problem.

Tamil Nadu CM asks Centre to supply 72,000 MT coal daily

Tamil Nadu CM asks Centre to supply 72,000 MT coal daily

Pointing to coal shortage for thermal power generation, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Friday urged the central government to supply 72,000 tonnes of coal daily to help the state thermal plants towards optimal electricity generation.

Secret of Tamil Nadu’s energy: Wind & Water

Secret of Tamil Nadu’s energy: Wind & Water

From being a power deficient state, Tamil Nadu has risen to top the country in installed wind capacity, making it also one of the top states globally, behind only a few provinces in China and Texas in America, as a renewable energy generator.

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