Larsen & Toubro win substation and transmission projects

02 January 2011

Work will involve building seven substations and 153 kilometres of transmission lines

India’s Larsen & Toubro has been awarded engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts worth a total of $218.8m to build seven substations and 153 kilometres of transmission lines in the UAE, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

In the UAE, Larsen & Toubro has won two EPC contracts totalling $58.5m from Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity (Adwea). The deals involve building two 132kV substations.

L&T’s joint venture company in Oman, L&T Oman, has been awarded contracts worth a total of $102.4m. This work includes the construction of two 220kV substations for the Oman Electricity & Transmission Company, and three 33 kV substations for the Dhofar Power Company & Royal Court Affairs.

Larsen & Toubro Saudi Arabia, a fully owned subsidiary of L&T, has been awarded two contracts to build 380kV transmission line projects in the kingdom. The first transmission line will be 100km in length, and the second will be 53km-long.

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