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****General instruction to Public regarding effecting of electricity service connections within a day to the Domestic and Commercial buildings           ****KIND ATTENTION LT ELECTRICTY CONSUMERS-Make payment of LT Electricity Bills only through TANGEDCO Section Office Counters/E-seva centers of GoTN/Post Offices/Branch Counters of 3 banks viz., City Union Bank(CUB), Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) and Tamilnad Mercantile Bank (TMB). Also through ATM of TMB. Online payment only through www.tangedco.gov.in. Payments not to be made through unauthorised agent/Website so as to avoid disconnection of electricity supply for non-payment of EB Bills”.           For Power Failure in Chennai city - Contact: 1912 for BSNL users, 0441912 for non-BSNL users          
  Date  :  20-08-2017



Installed Capacity


To satisfy the energy needs of the State,  Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited has installed capacity of 13231.44 MW which includes State projects, Central share and Private Power Projects.

           Other than this, the State has  installations in renewable energy sources like wind mill, solar, biomass and cogeneration up to 8470.16 MW.        

     Future projects

                       To meet the ever-increasing energy  demand in the coming years, TANGEDCO has proposed new generation for the next 5 years. TANGEDCO has fully exploited the hydroelectric potential available in the state. However, to balance the excess power available during off peak hours and to tide over the peak hour shortage, a Pumped storage scheme in  Kundah for 500 MW has been proposed.

       Enviornment Concern  

                 TANGEDCO has also proposed to establish small hydroelectric projects of  capacity less than 25 MW   in  the run of river scheme with total  capacity of 110 MW. 


Power generation, especially coal based power plants are prone to  have an adverse impact on the   environment. Presently TANGEDCO has four major coal based Thermal Power Stations with a total capacity of 4060 MW and four gas based power plants with a total capacity of 516 MW. TANGEDCO recognizes its social obligation and is conscious of the importance of prevention of degradation of the environment due to its  Thermal Stations      More..



Thermal Stations  Hydro Stations  Non Conventional  Gas Turbine Stations
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