Larsen & Toubro lands multiple orders
India, Mumbai: The Power Transmission & Distribution Business of Larsen & Toubro Ltd has won a series of orders in both the domestic and international markets.
PT&D has secured two EPC orders to establish more than 400 MW of solar PV projects in Gujarat. The scope of these packages involves design, engineering, supply, construction, testing, commissioning and O&M of grid-connected solar PV plants of about 200 MW each.
A 765 kV double-circuit transmission line package has been received through a project-specific transmission company. This line is associated with the transmission scheme for evacuation of power from solar energy zones in Rajasthan.
In West Bengal, orders have been received to supply and install high voltage distribution systems in certain districts on a turnkey mode. This grid modernization programme in semi-urban and rural areas is being implemented by the state with multilateral assistance. Another order to construct 220 kV and 132 kV transmission lines has been won from the West Bengal state transmission utility.
The business has won a 400 kV substation order in Tamil Nadu. The scope of the package involves establishing a complete substation including associated transformers, reactors, switchgear, control and protection, substation automation systems, etc.
In Qatar, PT&D has won an order to install line-connected current limiting reactors for the first time in the country’s network. As the electricity network expands, this 400 kV equipment will help improve grid stability and enable use of existing switchgear without major replacements.
Though L&T has not specified the value of the orders, the aggregate value of the orders discussed above ranges from approximately $340 M to $690 M (Rs.2,500 crore to Rs.5,000 crore).
Source: T&D India