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Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) of India

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) of India

  • Lignite reserves are present in NeyveliJayamkonda- cholapuramMannargudi and East of Veeranam of Tamil Nadu to the major extent and in RajasthanGujarat, Jammu and Kashmir and Kerala also these are identified to some extent.
  • Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) converted into a Public Limited Company in 1986, is wholly- Owned by the Govt. received ISO 90012000 certified.
  • India is next to China in the number of family size biogass plants and improved wood stove.
  • World’s largest Solar Steam Cooking System for cooking food was installed in Tirumala (AP) on Oct. 2002.

Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA): It is an ISO 9001: 2001 certified public sector non- banking financial company which finances grid interactive renewable power project.

Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) of India

Laboratories of Central Power Research Institute (CPRI)

1. Short Circuit Testing with Synthetic Testing Facility- Bangalore. 2. Ultra High Voltage Laboratory- Hyderabad. 3. Short- Circuit Testing Facility- Bhopal. 4. Thermal Research Center- Koradi, Nagpur. 5. Energy Research Center- Thiruvananthapuram.

Specialized Technical Institutions in Non-conventional energy sources

  • Solar Energy Center (1982) campus at New Delhi for development and promotion of Solar Energy technologies.
  • Center for wind Energy Technology (C- WET)at Chennai. Its wind turbines test station located at Kayathar in district Thoothukudi (T.N). To make domestically owned wind industry, internationally competitive.
  • Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Renewable Energy (SSS- NIRE)- to conduct R & D in renewable energy.

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