Tamil Nadu Thermal Power Plants Map


Tamil Nadu has Four Major Coal based Thermal Power Plants. They are Ennore Thermal Power station, Tuticorin Thermal power Station, Mettur Thermal power Station, North Chennai Thermal Power Station.

Tamil Nadu Thermal Power Plants Map

Tamil Nadu Thermal Power Plants Map
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*Map of Tamil Nadu showing the location of major thermal power plants is provided here.

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Mostly the coal comes from the mines Talcher and Ib Valley of MCL and Raniganj and Mugma of ECL. Details of these power plants are as follows

Mettur Thermal Power Station



This power plant generates and transmits electricity for the entire state. Its registered address is

Mettur Thermal Power Plant,
SH 20,
Mettur,
Tamil Nadu,
India.

Ennore Thermal Power Station

Ennore High Road,
Chennai - 600057,
Tamil Nadu,
India.
Phone Number: 0091 4425733683.

Neyveli Thermal Power Station-1
Neyveli,
Tamil Nadu - 607801,
India.

Neyveli Thermal Power Station-2
Neyveli,
Tamil Nadu - 607801,
India.

Tuticorin Thermal Power station
Thoothukudi,
Tamil Nadu - 607801,
India.

North Chennai Thermal Power station
Ennore High Road,
Ennore,
Tamil Nadu,
India.

The coal requirement for many of these plants are met by Coal India Ltd. Coal is brought in from various parts of Orissa as well as states like Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. These are brought to the plants through rail route, sea route or via roads.

Steps taken by State Government

Power production requires visionary steps and proper planning on the part of Government. The Tamil Nadu Government is well aware of this. In recent years, the state government has taken several steps to ensure increased electricity generation. It has also thought of other ways to help the power production sector.

The Tamil Nadu Government has thought of utilizing the ports at Chennai, Ennore and Tuticorin. This will help the transportation of coal to the Tamil Nadu Power plants.
  • It has taken steps to attract investment in power generation in the state.
  • It is planning ways to ensure increased power production in the Tamil Nadu thermal plants.
  • It is making arrangements for bringing more coal from other states.
  • It is thinking of the creation of more coal vessels for the Tamil Nadu Thermal power Plants.
Last Updated on : 22 September 2010

 

Tamil Nadu Thermal Power Plants

 


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