The Power Transmission & Distribution (PT&D) Business of Indian construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has secured a bunch of orders from a range of offerings.

The construction company has classified the orders as ‘Large’, which is worth between INR25bn ($344.5m) and INR50bn ($689m).

The business unit has been awarded two engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) orders to establish more than 400MW Solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Under the contract, L&T’s business unit will be responsible for the design, engineering, supply, construction, testing, commissioning as well as the operation and maintenance of the grid connected solar PV projects of about 200MW each.

In Rajasthan, a project specific transmission company has awarded a 765kV Double Circuit Transmission Line package to Power Transmission & Distribution Business.

L&T stated that this line is associated with the transmission scheme to evaluate power from solar power zones.

The business unit has also received contracts to supply and install High Voltage Distribution Systems in certain districts on a turnkey mode in West Bengal.

The state transmission utility has awarded another order to build 220kV and 132kV Transmission Lines.

In Tamil Nadu, L&T’s business unit has also secured a 400 kV substation order with an aim to not only meet the future load growth of the Coimbatore region, but also to strengthen the evacuation system of an upcoming pumped storage power plant.

The work on the project includes establishing a complete substation, which comprises associated transformers, reactors, switchgear, control & protection, substation automation systems, etc.

Additionally, the PT&D Business has secured a contract to install line connected current limiting reactors in Qatar.


L&T Construction wins several contracts for its power T&D business. (Credit: Batmaniacs/ wikipedia.)