Tamil Nadu has been allocated 100 mw of power out of the unallocated quota, from the date of commercial operation of unit–I of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP).
This was stated in a written reply in the Lok Sabha by the Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya M Scindia.
The Tamil Nadu government requested the union ministry of power for allocation of the entire power to be generated from Kundankulam Nuclear Power Plant to the state.
Similarly, a request from the Government of Kerala for allocation of 500 mw power to Kerala to be generated from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project was also received in the Ministry.
However, they have been informed that the distribution of power among states can be as per guidelines only.
As per existing guidelines for allocation of power, the entire power to be generated from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (2x1000 mw) is to be distributed amongst the beneficiary states as under: Karnataka
442 mw, Tamil Nadu 925 mw (includes 10 percent home state entitlement), Kerala 266 mw, Pondicherry 67 mw, unallocated 300 mw.