Indian firm L&T’s subsidiary secures contract to build two substations in Dubai

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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India-based top engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro’s (L&T) subsidiary Power Transmission and Distribution has secured contracts to design and construct two 132/11kV substations in Dubai.

According to the statement released by the company, “The scope of these turnkey orders involves the supply of advanced equipment including gas-insulated switchgear.”

These substations will increase the network’s capacity to meet the growing demand of the domestic, commercial, and industrial sectors, while also ensuring the highest levels of power supply reliability, availability, and productivity.

In addition to the UAE order, the company’s Business of Buildings & Factories has received another order from a leading cement manufacturer to construct a 3.5 MTPA brownfield cement plant in Rajasthan, India.

The construction arm of L&T has secured orders worth $134 to $335 million from clients across businesses, as per the company statement.

Furthermore, L&T has also received an order from the Central Organization for Railway Electrification through its Railways Strategic Business Unit within the Transportation Infrastructure business (CORE). This engineering, procurement & construction (EPC), package EPC-15A order involves 25 KV overhead electrification, power supply, signaling, and telecommunication and associated works for 383.4 RKM/459 TKM of railway lines in the Northeast Frontier Railway.

“The project is part of Mission Electrification initiative of the Central Government aimed to electrify the entire Indian Railway Network to reduce the carbon footprint as well as reduce the expenditure on diesel,” as per the reports.

Other notable orders include Hydroprocessing Reactors for the Renewable diesel & Biofuel Project for prestigious refinery majors from USA & Europe; Reactor with internals for IOCL Barauni and a service contract for IOCL Panipat PTA project, the company added.

Recently, L&T has secured a construction contract to build Saudi Arabia’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) plant.

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