TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited (TPWODL)

TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited (TPWODL) is a joint venture between Tata Power and Government of Odisha with the majority stake being held by The Tata Power Company Limited (51%). The Discom TPWODL serves a population of 88 lacs with a Customer Base of more than 21 lacs. It has a vast Distribution Area in Western part of Odisha covering 48,373 sq. km across nine revenue districts of Odisha such as Bargarh, Bolangir, Deogarh, Jharsuguda Kalahandi, Nuapada, Sambalpur Sonepur and Sundergarh. It procures power from GRIDCO at 33KV at various supply points and maintains extensive 33KV, 11KV and LT overhead networks for distribution of electric supply over its entire area of operation. For making reliable power supply, along with prompt service to its consumers, this power distribution company in Odisha has divided its area of power distribution into 5 Circles and 17 Divisions as under: -

  • Bolangir Circle consisting of Bolangir, Titilagarh, Sonepur Divisions.
  • Sambalpur Circle consisting of Sambalpur, Sambalpur (East), Jharsuguda, Brajrajnagar and Deogarh Electrical Divisions
  • Bargarh Circle consisting of Bargarh & Bargarh West Electrical Divisions.
  • Rourkela Circle consisting of Rourkela, Rourkela Sadar, Rajgangpur & Sundargarh Electrical Division.
  • Kalahandi Circle consisting of Kalahandi East, Kalahandi West and Nuapada Electrical Division.

In Odisha, Tata Power is into power distribution along with Government of Odisha in a joint venture in all four zones namely TPWODL (for Western Odisha), TPSODL (for Southern Odisha), TPNODL (for Northern Odisha) and TPCODL (for Central Odisha respectively). In all these four distribution companies, Tata Power has held 51% stake as the major stakeholder. Under its distribution fold, Tata Power provides electricity supply to more than 1.2 Cr. electricity consumers in India (Mumbai, Delhi, Ajmer, Central Odisha, Western Odisha, Northern Odisha and Southern Odisha).

TPWODL - A power distribution company in Odisha at a Glance

  • 88 lakh
    Population Served

  • 21.42 lakh
    Customer Base

  • 48,373 sq.Kms
    Distribution Area

Status as on 31.03.2021
Total Energy Input (In MU) 7,625
Aggregate Technical & Commerical Loss(%) 27.33%
33KV Lines 4,918 Circuit Km
11KV Lines 46,766 Circuit Km
Low Tension Lines 55,286 Circuit Km

About Tata Power

Tata Power is India's largest integrated power company with a significant international presence. The Company viz Fuel & Logistics, Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading.

It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely "Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited" with Delhi Government for distribution in North Delhi, 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of has an installed generation capacity of 13061 MW in India and a presence in all the segments of power sector, Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and 'Maithon Power Ltd.'with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. It is one of the largest renewable energy players in India and has developed the country's first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. Tata Power has signed a Distribution Franchisee Agreement (DFA) with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (AVVNL) and formed a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) "TP Ajmer Distribution Limited" (TPADL), to cater to the power requirements of customers in Ajmer for a period of 20 years. Tata Power has a vast experience in electricity distribution in Mumbai, Delhi and Ajmer, and has been a benchmark performer in Delhi for the last 19 years, where losses have been brought down from a high of 53% in 2002 to approximately 7.26% in March 2021. In addition to loss reduction, customer experience has been enhanced by providing one-stop solutions, from state-of-the-art Call Centres and Consumer Care Centres to effective communication and deployment of customer-centric process, creating Customer Delight.