L&T bags single largest electrical order in Qatar
Larsen & Toubro’s (L&T) Power Transmission & Distribution IC has bagged a major international EPC order valued at Rs.1210 crore (269 Mn USD / 978 Mn QAR) from Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) for Supply and Construction of thirteen extra high voltage (EHV) Substations in Qatar. This order, part of Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion – Phase 10 (Stage I), is the single largest order for L&T’s power transmission & distribution (PT&D) operations in GCC Countries and the job was secured against stiff international competition. The project will be completed in a span of 18-26 months.
The scope includes gas insulated switchgears of 220kV, 132kV & 66kV, associated cabling including external EHV cable diversion works, power transformers, 11kV air insulated switchgears, protection and substation automation system including DC system and auxiliaries. The contract encompasses design and construction of civil buildings with a complete set of utilities such as air conditioning, fire protection, lighting systems and much more. L&T successfully completed six 66kV Substations for KAHRAMAA recently and this order reinforces L&T’s operational competency and customer goodwill garnered in Qatar and other GCC Countries.