Telangana Power Generation Corporation

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TSGENCO
State Government-owned Corporation- State PSU
Industry Electricity generation
Founded June 2, 2014
Headquarters Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Key people
D.Prabhakar Rao,CMD [1]
Products Electricity
Website http://www.tsgenco.co.in/

Telangana Power Generation Corporation Limited is a power generating organization of Telangana.[2] It has ceased to do power trading and has retained with powers of controlling system operations of Power Generation after formation of Telangana state.[3]

Telangana Power Generation Corporation Limited has been incorporated under companies Act, 2013, on 19 May 2014 and commenced its operations from 2 June 2014.[4]

History[edit]

The erstwhile Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board which came into existence in 1959 was responsible for Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Electricity.Under Electricity Sector Reforms agenda,Government of Andhra Pradesh promulgated Andhra Pradesh Electricity Reforms Act, 1998. The erstwhile APSEB was unbundled into one Generating Company (APGENCO), One Transmission Company (APTRANSCO) and Four Distribution Companies (APDISCOMs) as part of the reform process.

Later, on 2 June 2014, when the state was bifurcated, APGENCO distributed all the assets, liabilities and power stations to both the states and Telangana Power Generation Corporation (TSGENCO) was formed for the newly formed Telangana state and APGENCO remained for Andhra Pradesh in accordance with the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. All the plants (thermal, hydel and solar) located in Telangana region were transferred to Telangana Genco on an “as is where is” basis.[5]

Mission[edit]

  • To spearhead accelerated power development by planning and implementing new power projects.[6]
  • To generate adequate and reliable power most economically, efficiently and eco-friendly.
  • To implement Renovation and Modernisation of all existing units and enhance their performance.

Power Plants of TSGENCO[edit]

The Power Plants[7] of TSGENCO are

Thermal-Coal based[edit]

Sr. No. Project Inst.Capacity (MW) Total (MW) Remarks Gallery
1 Kakatiya TPP 1x500+1x600 1100 600 MW Under Construction
2 Kothagudem TPS 4x60+4x120+2x250+1x500 1720 800 MW Under Construction KTPS at Paloncha
3 Ramagundam TPS 1x62.5 62.5 Ramagundam TPS
4 Bhadradri Thermal Power Plant 4x270 1080 MW Under Construction[8]
Overall installed capacity (MW) 2282.5

Hydro-Water based[edit]

Sr. No. Project Inst.Capacity (MW) Total (MW) Remarks Gallery
1 Nagarjuna Sagar Main PH 1x110+7x100.8 815.6 7x100.8 MW with pumping features Power house on the left bank of Nagarjuna Sagar dam
2 Nagarjuna Sagar LCPH 2x30 60 Nagarjuna sagar dam
3 Srisailam LBPH 6x150 900 6x150 MW with pumping features Srisailam Damm
4 Pochampad PH 4x9 36 Sriram Sagar dam (Pochampad)
5 Singur PH 2x7.5 15
6 Nizam Sagar PH 2x5 10 Nizam Sagar,Nizamabad
7 Puttamagandi AMRP Lift 4x18 Water pumping station
8 Paleru Mini Hydel 2x1 2
9 Peddapalli Mini Hydels 1x9.16 9.16
10 Pulichintala HEP 4x30 Under Construction
11 Lower Jurala HEP 6x40 Under Construction
12 Jurala HEP 6x39 234 50% joint project with Karnataka state Priyadarshini jurala project
Overall capacity (MW) 2081.76

Non-Conventional Plants[edit]

Sr. No. Project Inst.Capacity (MW)
1 Jurala Solar PV Plant 1
Overall capacity (MW) 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Prabhakar Rao appointed as T-GENCO CMD
  2. ^ "TG Genco, Transco Created, to be Functional from June 2". Indian Express. 30 May 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Notification" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Government of India. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.tsgenco.co.in/getInfo.do?dt=1&oId=33
  5. ^ Sudheer Goutham (30 May 2014). "Power plants division between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Missions of TSGENCO
  7. ^ http://www.apgenco.gov.in/administrator/uploadedfiles/location%20map%201.4.2012.pdf
  8. ^ "Lay foundation stone for Manuguru power plant". Retrieved 28 March 2015.