Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd

DISCOM NAME TANGEDCO
STATE NAME Tamil Nadu
DISCOM DESCRIPTION On 1 st July 1957, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board came into being and has remained the energy provider and distributor all these years. During the period the Government have extended the electrical network to all the villages and towns throughout the state. After 53years of journey on 1st of November 2010 it has restructured itself into TNEB Ltd; Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) Ltd; and Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation (TANTRANSCO) Ltd. The Certificate for Commencement of Business have been obtained for TNEB Ltd and Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (TANGEDCO) on 12.03.2010 and 16.03.2010 respectively.
WEBSITE URL http://www.tangedco.gov.in
ABOUT DISCOM Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) was formed on July 1, 1957 undersection 54 of the Electricity (Supply) Act 1948 in the State of Tamil Nadu as a vertically integrated utility responsible for power generation, transmission and distribution. The electricity network has since been extended to all villages and towns throughout the State. TNEB was restructured on 1.11.2010 into TNEB Limited; Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO); and Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Limited (TANTRANSCO).The installed capacity of conventional energy sources of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited is 11884.44 MW as on 31.03.14 which includes TANGEDCO’s Hydro (2284.4 MW), Thermal (4060 MW), Gas Stations (515.88 MW), share from Central Generating Stations (3870 MW), Private Power Projects(1154.16 MW). The installed capacity of non-conventional energy sources as on 31.03.2014 (infirm power) is 8219.67MW which includes wind generation (7252.61MW), Solar ( 96.66 MW) Biomass (211.00 MW) and Co-generation plants (659.40 MW)..The total number of consumers being served in the State as on 31.03.14 is 252.32 Lakhs. Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) with the goal of creating electricity infrastructure to all un-electrified villages / un-electrified hamlets provide access to electricity to all households. Implementation of RGGVY in 26 districts of Tamil Nadu had already been completed. Further, implementation of the RGGVY scheme in Nilgiris, Tirunelveli and Dharmapuri districts is under progress. RAPDRP schemes are also being implemented to provide quality and reliable power supply to the consumers and to bring down the aggregateTechnical and Commercial Losses (AT&C) below 15%.
HEAD OFFICE ADDRESS NPKRR Maaligai,
144,
Anna Salai,
Chennai - 600 002,
Phone : 044-28520131,
ERC NAME Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission