Thermal units shut, Tamil Nadu to buy more power

  • | Friday | 11th January, 2019

“Dumping of fly ash will not be a problem in future as we have given contract for sale of fly ash from all our thermal plants,” said the official. Tangedco will purchase power from the open market based on the demand,” said the official.Fly ash problem is there in all thermal units owned by Tangedco. Since then, the units have been shut on many occasions either owing to shortage of coal or technical problems. Power generated by the three units are sold to Kerala and Puducherry also,” said a Tangedco official.“There will be no power cuts on account of supply shortage. Tangedco officials, however, maintained that there would not be any power cut in the state.The joint venture units were shut based on a Madras high court order which stopped discharge of fly ash and bottom ash by the units into Vallur pond.

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