India’s L&T bags slew of power transmission contracts in MidEast

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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India’s top engineering and construction conglomerate, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has revealed that its Power Transmission and Distribution business has won big orders in the Middle East region.

The slew of orders won by L&T in the region includes a 380 kilovolt (kV) overhead transmission line and substations in Abu Dhabi and Kuwait.

L&T has secured an order to offer a Dynamic Reactive Power Compensator System at a 220kV substation in Abu Dhabi. To enhance the grid stability and provide voltage support, specialized equipment like Statcoms and Static Var Compensators (SVC) are deployed in substations, the Indian firm said in a statement. 

The scope of this package includes related protection, substation control and monitoring system (SCMS), 220kV cables and associated civil, mechanical, and electrical works. Further in the Middle East region, the L&T has won orders to construct 380kV overhead transmission lines, 132kV network connections and to establish a 400kV substation.

The Kuwait 400/132/11kV substation contract worth $51 million was awarded by Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) for its Al Mutlaa residential Project. The scope of works for the L&T unit includes design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning and maintenance of 400/132/11kV substations within the residential city.

In India, it has bagged orders to create power distribution infrastructure in two circle areas of the Southern city of Bengaluru. The business has also bagged an order to build a new 220kV Gas Insulated Substation in Bangladesh. 

Larsen & Toubro

Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is a major Indian multinational firm focused on technology, engineering, construction, manufacturing and financial services, with global operations. The company addresses critical needs in key sectors including hydrocarbon, infrastructure, power, process industries and defense. The company is counted among the world’s top five construction companies.

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