The energy stations of the built-in mining-cum-power producing company are positioned at Neyveli in Cuddalore.
Here is all that you must know about at NLC India Limited’s thermal energy station (TPS) II in Neyveli, the company where the boiler blast occurred.
Neyveli Thermal Power Station-I
The first unit of the 600 MW Neyveli Thermal Power Station-I used to be synchronized in May 1962 and the final unit was synchronized in September 1970
The 600 MW Neyveli Thermal Power Station-I consists of six items of 50 MW every and three items of 100 MW every.
The Power generated from Thermal Power Station-I is provided to TANGEDCO, Tamilnadu which is the sole beneficiary.
Due to the growing old of the equipments / excessive stress elements, the Life extension programme has been accredited by the authorities in March 1992 and was efficiently accomplished in March 1999 thus extending the life by 15 years, the company profile reads.
This energy station is being operated after conducting Residual Life Assessment (RLA) research. Government has sanctioned a 2×500 MW Power Project (Neyveli New Thermal Power Plant – NNTPS) in June 2011 as alternative for current TPS-I, it provides.