Larsen & Toubro win $298 million in orders for transmission, distribution projects

Jan 2, 2019
Posted by Patrick Haddad

Indian engineering firm Larsen & Toubro has said it’s construction arm has won nearly $298 million in contracts for power transmission and distribution projects.

“The power transmission and distribution business of L&T Construction has secured Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) orders worth Rs 2,084 crore ($297.7 million),” the company said in a statement.

One of the domestic orders is for the construction of 235 MW of solar photovoltaic projects in Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan.

“A one of its kind solar photovoltaic plan, floating on a reservoir, will be implemented in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, as a part of Tirupati Smart City mission,” it added.

Another order for a Rural Electricity Infrastructure Development project under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) has been awarded in West Bengal.

The Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana is a Government of India scheme designed to provide continuous power supply to rural India.

International orders include a contract for the construction of 115 kV substations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as well as the associated transmission lines and cable circuits.

Another order for 132kV cable works for a substation has also been awarded in Dubai, UAE.

“EHV substation orders have been received from reputed customers in Oman and Qatar. An order for a 275kV substation order has been secured in the Sarawak state of Malaysia,” it said.


Source: Larson & Toubro

Photo (for illustrative purposes): Photovoltaic solar plant at Nellis Air Base, USA / USAF / Wikimedia / Public Domain


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