NTPC is implementing a multiphase 4,000 MW thermal power plant at Village Kudgi , taluk Basavanabagewadi. The company is making hectic preparations for a crucial hydro test, an important element in generating power. The plant is expected to start generating 800 MW of power by June next year. This will be the first such unit to go on-stream, of the 2,400 MW to be produced in the first phase.
Extracted from The Hindu, Feb 05,’15