The Neyveli Lignite Corporation is all set to increase power generation by 1,000 MW during the current year. With this, the installed capacity of the NLC would go up from 2,740 MW to 3,740 MW.

Giving a hint on this growth prospects in his Republic Day address at the Neyveli Township here on Saturday, NLC Chairman-cum-Managing Director B.Surender Mohan said that the first unit (250 MW) of the NLC Thermal Power Station-II Expansion project was expected to be commissioned in July and the second unit of the same capacity (250 MW) in September 2013.