By 2023, Tamil Nadu will be the market leader in power sector and will attain the number one position, Tamil Nadu electricity minister P. Thangamani said on Thursday after signing an MoU with the Rural Electrification Corporation, government of India.
The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) has been shut down due to water and steam leakage during operations. The shutdown may impact the power supply in states such as Tamil Nadu during this summer.
Solar power tariff in Tamil Nadu is set to fall below Rs 4 per unit. Tangedco will float tenders for 1500MW in the coming days and fix the the base tariff at Rs 4 per unit with the approval of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commissioner (TNERC)
With the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year, says an international research.