Larsen & Toubro wins Saudi and Oman grid orders
Indian contractor will construct substations and transmission lines.
Indian contractor Larsen & Toubro has clinched orders in Saudi Arabia and Oman worth INR 7.5bn ($126mn).
National Grid, a subsidiary of Saudi Electricity Company, awarded a contract to build two substations at Dammam Industrial Estate and Al-Majeedia, Qatif.
Work involves detailed design, engineering, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of a 115 kV Gas insulated Switchgear, 115/13.8 kV power transformers, MV switchgears, control and protection system, substation automation system, HVAC, firefighting system with associated civil works.
The other order in the Kingdom is for the construction of a new 106 km, 132 kV Double Circuit Transmission Line in Wadi Dawasir Area.
The scope involves detailed engineering, tower foundations, supply and erection of 132 kV family of towers with associated transmission line components along with testing and commissioning of the entire circuit.
Oman Electricity Transmission Company awarded a contract for the design and construction of a new 400kV Izki Grid station near Nizwa.
The contract encompasses supply and erection of 400kV Gas Insulated Switchgear, 500MVA transformer and control relay panels, substation control system and related civil works.