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                                                    Non-Conventional Energy Sources (NCES)

Tamil Nadu Electricity Board now TANGEDCO is a pioneer  among the State Electricity Boards in India  in  promoting   Renewable   Energy   Programmes.  Tamil Nadu  maintains No.1   position in  India  in    Power  Generation   from    Renewable   Energy  Sources.   India  is     among    the   top   four nations in the deployment of this resource.TANGEDCO deals with following Non Conventional Energy Sources:

Wind Energy

The Government of India has set an example by being  one of the few countries that has created an independent ministry for renewable energy, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in the early 1980s.In line with the Central Government policy, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board is a pioneer  in Tamil Nadu among the State Electricity Boards in India in promoting Renewable Energy Programmers.  More.. 

Biomass Energy 

Biomass is a  renewable and widely available resource for generating electricity. Since it is carbon- 

neutral, it is considered an eco-friendly energy source. TANGEDCO promotes Bio-mass power plants

in Tamil Nadu with co-operation extended by the Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency.

·        Bagasse based Cogeneration Plants

·        Bio-mass based Cogeneration Plants

·        Biomass gasification based Power Projects

·        Municipal Solid waste & Vegetable based Power Plant   More ..

 Solar Energy  : The Solar Energy is the most readily available source of energy and is free. It is also the most important of the non-conventional sources of energy because it is non-polluting and, therefore, helps in lessening the greenhouse effect.  More.. 


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