Punj Lloyd bags Rs1195-crore thermal power deal
Punj Lloyd Group has won a BOP order for thermal power project from Haldia Energy Limited, a wholly‐owned subsidiary of Calcutta Electric Supply Co. (CESC). The project, worth Rs1195 crore (US$ 244 million), will boost the power supply in Kolkata and its suburbs, and is scheduled for commissioning by 2014. Based in Haldia, the scope of work for the 2 X 300 MW capacity power plant entails balance of plant (BOP) supply & services and BTG erection.
It also includes detailed engineering of BOP, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation packages. On winning the contract, Shivendra Kumar, CEO‐ Energy South Asia, Punj Lloyd, said: “Power is one of the key stimuli for rapid economic growth in the country. With this second project from CESC, Punj Lloyd will make significant addition to the power generation capacity in Kolkata and will help CESC to offer reliable power to the city’s inhabitants and further fillip the economic development in the region.”
The Group’s proven and extensive track record in power covers both thermal and nuclear power plants. As a leading EPC contractor in power, Punj Lloyd handles the engineering, Boiler, Turbine, Generator (BTG), Balance of Power (BOP) plant packages and complete civil construction.
With this contract, the order backlog for the Punj Lloyd Group on a consolidated basis has gone up to Rs25133 crore reflecting the total value of unexecuted orders as on June 30, 2011 and new orders received after that day.