The power station is already equipped with a BHEL-built 500MW thermal set (Unit-1) while Unit-2, also of 500MW rating, is presently under execution by the company.

BHEL said it has commissioned about 5,000MW of power generating sets in the state, which include thermal as well as hydro units of various ratings.

The company is also executing the 2x800MW Yeramarus power station of Raichur Power Corporation, a joint venture between KPCL and BHEL, which has been set up to build, own and operate supercritical thermal power plants in Karnataka.