CHENNAI: The Tuticorin thermal power plant with a total capacity of 1,050 MW has been shut down as the Tamirabarani river has gone dry. The five units in the plant draw some 180 million litres of water
Generated in thermal power plants at Ennore, North Chennai, Mettur and Tuticorin
MADURAI: A public interest litigation (PIL) petition has been filed in the Madras High Court Bench here against the establishment of a 1200 MW coal fired thermal power plant at Mela Arasaradi panchayat in Ottapidaram taluk of Tuticorin district.
THE Centre on Thursday approved the setting up of two coal-based thermal power project units at Tuticorin that will add 1,000 MW to the southern grid. Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting chaired by the Prime Minister, Union I&B Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunshi said the Cabinet approved the setting up of 2X500 MW coal-based thermal power project at Tuticorin, to be executed by the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) in joint venture with the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB).
M. Ramesh Chennai, June 1 The bumper May generation from windmills and biomass plants in the State could not contain Tamil Nadu Electricity Board