Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO)

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The Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (APGENCO) Ltd is the power generation company established by the Andhra Pradesh government in 1999 as a part of the separation of the roles of generations, transmission and distribution previously done by the Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board.[1]

Thermal power stations

As of January 2012, the APGENCO website lists six thermal power stations:[2]

Proposed coal-fired power station projects

On its website Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation identifies possible additional coal-fired power stations as being the:

  • Sattupally Thermal Power Station, a 600 megawatt plant. However, the proposal may have difficulties sourcing sufficient water supplies. On its website APGENCO notes that the "Irrigation Department informed that it may not possible to allocate water from Bolligattu reservoir. Alternative source of water is being identified."[3]

Contact details

Vidyutsoudha, Khairatabad,
HYDERABAD-500 082,
AndhraPradesh, India
Phone: 040-23499000/39839000
Fax: 040-23499101
E-mail: contactus AT apgenco.gov.in
Website: http://www.apgenco.gov.in/

Resources and articles

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References

  1. Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation, "History", Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation website, accessed November 2011.
  2. "Our Power Plants," Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation, accessed January 2012.
  3. Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation, "Sattupally TPS (600 MW)", Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation website, accessed November 2011.
  4. Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation, "IGCC Plant at Vijayawada TPS (182 MW)", Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation website, accessed November 2011.
  5. Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation, "Vadarevu TPP Stage-I (1600 MW)", Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation website, accessed November 2011.