Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited is one of the pivotal organizations of Andhra Pradesh, engaged in the business of Power generation. Apart from operation & Maintenance of the power plants it has undertaken the execution of the ongoing & new power projects scheduled under capacity addition programme and is taking up renovation & modernization works of the old power stations.
APGENCO came into existence and commenced operations from 01.02.1999. This was a sequel to Governments reforms in Power Sector to unbundle the activities relating to Generation, Transmission and Distribution of Power. All the Generating Stations owned by erstwhile APSEB were transferred to the control of APGENCO. After reorganisation of state of the Andhra Pradesh according to Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014, the assets, liabilities, employees etc. of APGENCO are apportioned between the two successor states.
The installed capacity of APGENCO as on 02.06.2014 after Andhra Pradesh State Reorganisaton is 4559.6MW comprising 2810.0MW Thermal, 1747.6 MW Hydro and 2 MW Wind power stations contributes about half the total Energy Requirement of Andhra Pradesh.