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Power packed investments for TN

Power packed investments for TN

Electricity sector leads the proposed investments in Tamil Nadu with Rs 258,849 crore, out of a total of over Rs 3.13 lakh crore. The power sector accounted for 150 projects out of 7,885 proposals cleared by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP). The installed capacity with Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) is 10,214 MW. Inclu­ding independent power produ­c­ers and wind mills, the capa­city is 15,800 MW. The wind power capacity is 4,889 MW.


According to the Annual Sur­vey of Industries 2008-09, by Central Statistical Organi­sation (CSO), Tamil Nadu, with 26,122 factories, ranked 1st in terms of number of factories and also in the number of employees in factories, at 1,774,019. The state ranked 3rd in terms of total invested capital, while it figured among the top three states in attracting FDI in manufacturing.

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