Mettur Thermal Power Station  


                               Thermal power

                               Hydro power



Current Capacity - Plant-Wise                                                         
Thermal and Nuclear Plants                                                    
840 (MW)



Mettur Thermal Power Station has the responsibilities to generate and transmit electricity for the whole Tamil nadu. The most of the power produced are consumed by the company near to it.

The coal from the mines Talcher and Ib Valley of MCL and Raniganj and Mugma of ECL is transported to the load ports of Paradip (Orissa), Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) and Haldia (West Bengal) respectively through rail.  Thereafter the coal is transported to the discharge ports of Ennore and Tuticorin by ships.  From Ennore Port the coal is transported again through rail to Ennore Thermal Power Station and Mettur Thermal Power Station.