Tangedco leads among state-owned power distribution and generation companies in the country in import of coal during the current financial year. From April to December last year, Tangedco imported 21.15 lakh tonnes of coal against 11.07 lakh tonnes for the corresponding period the previous year.
Data released by the Central Electricity Authority shows Tangedco is followed by Gujarat discom, which has imported 20.19 lakh tonnes. Discoms owned by Maharashtra, West Bengal and Telangana have not imported any coal due to availability of coal from mines in their states.
“Our main stay is thermal power for most part of the year, except from May to September when wind power is available. Read More