APGENCO is planning to set up 600 MW unit in Sattupally in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh. The company has identified land for the project. The irrigation department has refused to provide water from Bolligattu reservoir and alternative source is being identified. Ministry of Power has recommended Ministry of Coal to allocate 3.25 million MT coal linkage from SCCL. Coal linkage is awaited. Draft DPR is ready and under finalization.
The unit is likely to go operational by March 2014