The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) and the Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation (TANTRANSCO) have not been giving promotions to a group of workers in the field wing, though there are many capable people with more than a decade’s experience.
Tamil Nadu today urged the Coal and Railways Ministry to take steps to provide imported coal due to the critical stock situation in the state.
The government of Tamil Nadu will this month sign contracts with 16 solar power developers under a plan to add 1,500 MW of photovoltaic (PV) capacity in the Indian state.
NLC India Limited (NLCIL) has proposed several projects to generate 5,300MW power across Tamil Nadu to compensate shelving of 4,000MW Sirkali power project.
Wind energy developers and equipment manufacturers who moved the Madras High Court to stop Tamil Nadu from holding its wind auction have had second thoughts and withdrawn their petition.
The price of wind-based electricity touched a new low of Rs 3.42 per unit at the auctions held on Tuesday by Tamil Nadu’s state-owned electricity distribution company, Tangedco.
Two units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power plant have been shut down. While Unit 1 is down for the past four months, Unit 2 has stopped production since August 4.
Tangedco’s 1,320 MW Udangudi and DVC’s 500 MW Bokaro are among major beneficiaries of Rs 33,868 crore loans sanctioned by REC during the quarter ended June.
The exorbitant tariff rates quoted by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has forced the Southern Railway to look for a better deal with a public sector company to cater to its electricity needs.
Allegations of bribery reigned during the public hearing by the Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) on the tariff petition filed by the Tamil Nadu generation and distribution corporation limited