Overview

TAQA owns and operates a 250 MW lignite-based thermal power plant in Neyveli in the state of Tamil Nadu. We generate and sell the power to the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO), a power generation and distribution company owned by Government of Tamil Nadu.

Sectors

Power generation: We produced 1,364 GWh of electricity in 2019

Power

Operations

We own and operate a 250 MW lignite-fired power plant, located in Neyveli in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu, approximately 210 km south of Chennai. The plant has been in operation since 2002 and produced 1,364 GWh of power in 2019. TAQA is responsible for the maintenance of the plant and related facilities.

We source lignite from adjoining opencast lignite mine through a long-term fuel supply agreement. All of the power we generate is supplied to TANGEDCO under a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement.

Governance

TAQA sells the entire power capacity of the Neyveli plant to TANGEDCO, the local state government-owned utility, under a 30-year power purchase agreement (PPA).

Community Engagement

TAQA Neyveli has contributed to various social welfare measures in the surrounding villages of the power plant. Activities focused on improving health, education, women empowerment, environment and infrastructure for the benefit of local communities.

Contacts

India

TAQA Neyveli Power Company Pvt. Ltd
79 Kasturi Avenue, MRC Nagar
R A Puram, Chennai
Pin: 600028
India

  • Tel 91-44-4209-7811
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