Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has won an order valued at INR37,000m ($833.8m) from Karnataka Power Corporation (KPCL) for setting up the 700MW supercritical Unit-3 at Bellary thermal power station in the Indian state of Karnataka.

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.