TCE has participated in power projects
aggregating over 41,000MW capacity in India and abroad.
Its expertise and competencies extend to both conventional
and non-conventional power generation coal and
oil-fired thermal plants, gas turbine based open and
combined cycle plants, cogeneration plants, diesel generator
plants, hydel stations, pumped storage schemes and nuclear
TCE provides a wide range of services
to meet the diverse requirements of different participating
agencies - utilities, independent power producers (IPP),
EPC contractors and lending institutions. Decades of
experience in the design and development of power plants
has enabled the company to pioneer features and improve
efficiency, availability and reliability of units.
Primarily, TCE's role is that of
an Architect Engineer for several clients, including
the state electricity boards in India. The company has
also been associated with several power projects implemented
on an EPC basis as Owner's Engineer. TCE has provided
pre-bid engineering services as well as detailed engineering
services to Indian and foreign EPC contractors. The
company has also conducted due diligence studies and
other services as Lender's Engineer on power projects.
Power generation projects
TCE has provided
consultancy to projects that total over 30 per cent
of the thermal power capacity in India this is
the highest share among Indian consultants.
TCEs experience as a principal
consultant in the engineering of major coal fired power
projects is around 27,413 MW of installed capacity,
with another 25,095 MW currently in progress. The company's
experience in coal/lignite fired thermal power plants
extends to capacities ranging from 5 MW to 500MW.
TCE has been associated with the installation of power
plants ranging from 3 MW to 1500 MW capacity - operated
as simple cycle, combined cycle and co generation -
and burning various fuels including gas, light diesel
oil, high speed diesel etc. TCE has experience with
gas turbines of different classes and makes, including
General Electric, Siemens, Alstom, Mitsubishi and ABB.
generator power plants
TCE has considerable experience in the engineering of
diesel generator power plants of different sizes and
makes and utilising fuels such as HFO and LSHS as the
load bearing fuel.
TCE's competence embraces hydrology,
geology, geo-technical engineering, electro-mechanical
engineering, hydraulic structures and power evacuation.
TCE's expertise in this sector includes planning, designing
and implementation of various facets of hydropower projects
involving dams, tunnels, low and high-pressure steel
penstocks, powerhouses and tailrace systems.
The company has renovated and upgraded hydropower stations
and provided engineering services for hydraulic design,
water hammer studies, penstock designs, flood analysis
and spillway designs. It has engineered several mini and
micro hydropower stations.
TCE undertakes finite element analysis of gravity dams
and dam safety reviews. TCE has also worked on designing
new dams and strengthening and rehabilitation of old dams
Biomass is a valuable ecological resource that is ideally
suited for rural electrification projects as it is a
convenient and renewable fuel. TCE has worked on an
electrification project in Karnataka, where eight villages
will have electricity generated through burning of eucalyptus
wood. The company has also provided reports to TCS on
the feasibility of small-scale biomass
Wind is a major renewable source
of energy; this is an area where the company has provided
engineering and consultancy services to many clients.
Complementing its capability in power generation,
TCE has worked extensively in transmission and distribution