TN electricity consumption scenario

Consumption of power

Tamil Nadu’s per capita Consumption:

Tamil Nadu crossed the national average in 2001 itself and even crossed the 1000 units mark in 2007 . By 2009, this number was 1134 units, ranking 11th in India . 

Segments of electricity consumption:

Electricity consumption has been categorized into 5 segments

1. Domestic/ Residential Consumption

2. Industrial Consumption 

3. Agricultural Consumption

4. Commercial Consumption

5. Others

Sector wise growth of electricity consumers (in Lakhs)

Sectors

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

Domestic

119.74

125.28

130.64

136.64

141.42

Agriculture

17.68

18.02

18.39

18.73

19.12

Commercial

21.23

22.27

23.43

24.97

26.32

Industrial

4.36

4.51

4.71

4.89

5.1

Others

15.02

15.74

17.16

18.65

20.09

Total

178.03

185.82

194.33

203.88

212.05

Reproduced from TNEB policy note 2010-11
 

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