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Neyveli Lignite Corporation to generate additional 1,500 MW power in five months

Neyveli (TamilNadu): Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) owned New Thermal Power Stations in Tamil Nadu would generate additional 1,500 MW power within five months, a senior official has said.NLC Chairman and Managing Director B Surender Mohan

PTI [ Updated: July 05, 2014 17:05 IST ]
neyveli lignite corporation to generate additional 1 500 mw
neyveli lignite corporation to generate additional 1 500 mw power in five months

Neyveli (TamilNadu): Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) owned New Thermal Power Stations in Tamil Nadu would generate additional 1,500 MW power within five months, a senior official has said.


NLC Chairman and Managing Director B Surender Mohan addressing a Technical Committee meeting last night said that four new thermal units with a capacity of 1,500 MW will be commissioned within next five months at Neyveli and Tuticorin.

Out of it, expansion of two units at Neyveli Thermal Power Station-II with a capacity of 250 MW each were nearing completion at a cost of Rs 3,027.59 crore, he said.

Other two units with generating capacity of 500 MW each under a joint venture with Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited would also be commissioned within five months at a cost of about Rs 4,910 crore, he said.

At present NLC is generating 2490 MW of power.

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