Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC Limited)
The Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC) is electricity-generating company based Kolkata Municipal Corporation. It also serves Hooghly, 24 Parganas (South), 24 Parganas (North) and Howrah district of west Bengal.
The first power station was set up at Princep Ghat in 1899. Recently the Calcutta power grid is doing better performance and generating power of 1225 MW. It has open new power generating projects named thermal, hydel and solar with investment of Rs. 30,000 crore. It is now a flagship company of RP-SANJIV GOENKA GROUP.
CESC ltd is a sole distributor of electricity within area of 565 sq km of Hawarah and Kolkata and serves more then 2.5 million-customer domestic, commercial, industrial as well.