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.

Indian Oil Corporation to invest over Rs 37,000 cr in Tamil Nadu

Indian Oil Corporation to invest over Rs 37,000 cr in Tamil Nadu

Energy major Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will be investing about Rs 7,112 crore in infrastructure facilities in Tamil Nadu over the next three years, said a senior official. At the IOC group level — IOC and group company Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd — will be investing about Rs 37,112 crore in Tamil Nadu.

Many Tamil Nadu power projects in limbo

Many Tamil Nadu power projects in limbo

Several renewable and non-renewable projects in Tamil Nadu have either been delayed or are non-starters. Thermal projects like North Chennai, Uppur and Udangudi with a capacity generation of several thousand MW are nowhere near their scheduled date of commissioning. They were scheduled to be completed between 2019 and 2021.

Common ticketing plans on, without Railway

Common ticketing plans on, without Railway

Two bodies of the Tamil Nadu government, MTC and Chennai Metro Rail Ltd (CMRL), have started work on a common ticketing system for both their utilities in Chennai. However, the operator running suburban trains, the second biggest public transport mode in the city and its suburbs, Southern Railway is nowhere in the picture.

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