Tuticorin Thermal Power Station is a 1,050MW coal fired power project. It is located in Tamil Nadu, India. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 1979. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by TNEB. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is coal. In case of shortage of coal the plant can also run on Fuel Oil. The fuel is procured from From Haldia, Paradeep, Vizag ports to adjacent coal port. The project underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2017-2022.

Development status

The project got commissioned in July 1979.

Contractors involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

Bharat Heavy Electricals was selected as the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied electric generator for the project.

Bharat Heavy Electricals supplied steam boiler for the project.

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About TNEB

TNEB Ltd (TNEB) is an electric generation company. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company is permitted to work as the state transmission utility. TNEB has power production from different sources incorporating thermal stations, nonconventional supplies, hydro stations and gas turbine power stations. The company operates with two subsidiaries such as Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd., and Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd. TNEB is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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