Electricity


                 

            On 1st July 1957, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board came into being and has remained the energy provider and distributor all these years. After 53 years of journey the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board was restructured as per G.O.114 dated 08.10.2008 by establishing a holding company with the name "TNEB Ltd" and two subsidiary companies namely "Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Ltd.,"(TANTRANSCO) and "Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd.," (TANGEDCO) as per the mandatory requirements of the Electricity Act 2003. Accordingly TNEB Ltd., was formed on 01.11.2010.

            In this district there are three Operation and Maintenance (O & M) Divisions, each headed by anExecutive Engineer with headquarters at Nagercoil, Thuckalay and Kuzhithurai.These Executive Engineers are responsible for the proper maintenance of power supply to the consumers in their respective areas.One construction-cum-commercial division headed by an Executive Engineer is also functioning, which looks after the construction works for extension of supply to new consumers in the district.

 

Hydroelectric Power Installations in Kanniyakumari District

 

KODAYAR POWER HOUSE – I

 

  

 

  LOCATION

 

   Kanniyakumari DISTRICT

  ELEVATION

  1319.78 M

  INSTALLED CAPACITY

  1 X 60 MW

  No. OF UNIT

  1

  DATE OF COMMISSIONING

  09.12.1970.

 

KODAYAR POWER HOUSE – II

 

 

  

LOCATION

 Kanniyakumari DISTRICT

ELEVATION

 340.77 M

INSTALLED CAPACITY

 1 X 40 MW

No. OF UNIT

 1

DATE OF COMMISSIONING

 17.11.1971

 

The number of connections with respect to service types , available as of now ,in the District are as follows:

Service Type Number of Connections
Domestic 3,26,348
Huts 3144
Street Light 5230
Public Water Supply 1693
Educational Institutions,Theatres,Studios 4969
Cottage Industries 63
Industrial Service 5439
Agricultural Service 5948
Commercial Purpose 48,980

 

Number of Power Stations 

Sl.No.

Name of the Power Stations

Year of Operation

Installed Capacity (M.W.)

Generation (M.U.)

Station Consumption  (M.U.)

Nett Unit sent out (M.U.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

1.

HydroKodayar Power House-I

 

36th  year

 60

 152.378

0.283146

152.094854

2.

Kodayar Power House-II

 

35th  year

 40

90.23361

0.224431

90.009179

Source: Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, Kodayar.

Power Consumption Sector wise

Sl.No.

Sectors

 Consumption (M.U)

% of the Consumption

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

 

Industries

Agriculture & Huts   

Domestic

Commercial & Ty.Sy

Public lighting and Public Works

Sales to licensees

Sales to other States

Miscellaneous – HT

Total                          

25.860

31.800

250.001

86.000

28.490

-

-

40.185

462.342

  

8.41

2.64

38.06

38.106

9.57

-

-

3.214

100

 

Source:Supt.Er. Kanniyakumari Electricity Distribution circle, Parvathipuram.National Highways Nagercoil



 
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