L&T Construction’s Power Transmission & Distribution Grabs Several Major Deals

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On Aril 9, L&T Construction revealed that its power transmission and distribution business arm has bagged major contracts. In a filing to the BSE(Bombay Stock Exchange), the company said about these contracts in India and abroad.

It has won an order in Kuwait to upgrade substations and related power facilities in Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s Mina Al Ahmadi oil refinery. Another one is that of a 400-kilovolt (kV) grid station order in Oman. In Egypt, it has bagged an order to design, supply, construct and commission a 220-kV gas-insulated substation. “The revamped network of distribution substations with the latest technology will enhance the reliability of power supply and facilitate expansion,” it said.

On the Indian front, it has grabbed an order to strengthen the urban distribution network in Chennai with the addition of ring main units and feeder remote terminal units on a total turnkey basis. It secured another order in Uttar Pradesh to supply and install medium voltage capacitor banks with related accessories under different power distribution companies.

The filing said, “The renewable arm of the business has won large EPC (engineering-procurement-construction) orders on the domestic and international fronts to establish solar photovoltaic plants totalling more than 500 megawatts (MW). These grids connected to power plants also entail related power evacuation and interconnection systems.”

Additional orders have been received in the ongoing substation, transmission line and renewable projects.

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