The power business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged a mega engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) order from SJVN Thermal Private Limited to set up a 2×660 MW ultra-supercritical power plant in Buxar district, Bihar.
According to a press release, SJVN Thermal Private Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJVN Limited, a joint venture of the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh and a Mini Ratna public sector undertaking.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the plant in March this year, it said and added that the scope of work for L&T includes Design, Engineering, Manufacture, Procurement, Supply, Construction, Erection, Testing a Commissioning of Buxar Thermal Power Project (2×660 MW), on turnkey basis, covering steam generator, steam turbine generator, electrostatic precipitator, NOx control system, flue gas desulphurization (FGD) system and complete balance of plant (BoP) systems including raw water intake system, make-up water system, coal Et ash handling system, ash dyke, complete Eal system including switchyard and complete civil, structural and architectural works.
Commenting on the order, Shailendra Roy, CEO and Managing Director, L&T Power and WholeTime Director, L&T, said, “L&T is honoured to take on the responsibility of executing this prestigious project. Knowing the importance of this project for the state of Bihar, L&T shall aim to set new benchmarks in completion schedule, quality, safety and equipment/system performance.
With majority of the equipment including boilers, turbines, generators, etc, being made locally in our world class manufacturing facilities at Hazira, this project will also go a long way in accomplishing the ‘Make in India’ initiative promoted by our Honourable Prime Minister.”
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