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L&T to construct Dhuvaran 375MW gas project for GSECL

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L&TEngineering major Larsen & Toubro said it has received a Rs 1,100 crore order from Gujarat State Electricity Corporation (GSECL) for setting up a 375-MW gas-based power plant at Dhuvaran, near Baroda.The project, which will be executed by the gas-based power projects business unit of Baroda-based L&T Power, will be commissioned during the next Five-Year Plan, L&T said in a statement.

L&T will design, supply, install and commission the entire power project on a turnkey basis. It will procure advance gas turbines and high-efficiency steam turbines for the plant from Siemens AG, Germany.

"The EPC order was bagged by L&T under global competitive bidding against stiff competition from domestic and international power plant equipment manufacturers," L&T said.L&T's scope includes design, detailed engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the complete power plant on a turnkey basis. The plant will incorporate state-of-art advanced class Gas Turbines and high efficiency Steam Turbines from Siemens AG, Germany, which will be procured by L&T.

L&T-Sargent & Lundy, a subsidiary of L&T, will carry out the plant integration and detailed engineering, using propriety technology of Sargent & Lundy LLC, USA. L&T will design and manufacture critical equipment for the plant, like heat recovery steam generator, de-aerator, condenser, cooling tower, switchgear and valves. Project management, construction, installation and commissioning will also be carried out by L&T.

This project will be executed by the Gas Based Power Projects Business Unit of L&T Power, based in Baroda, and will be commissioned during 12th plan period, within 30 months from date of notice to proceed. L&T's well established strengths in design, engineering and construction, accompanied with robust quality and safety standards, and on-time delivery are vital contributors to its success in the power industry.

L&T has already executed several large gas based power projects and has recently commissioned a 238.5 MW cogeneration power plant for Indian Oil Corporation Limited at Panipat in Haryana, whereas another large 2 x 384 MW gas based power plant for GMR Group is at an advanced stage of execution at Vemagiri in Andhra Pradesh on EPC basis.

Seven decades of a strong customer-focused approach and the constant quest for topclass technology and quality have enabled L&T to attain and sustain leadership position in its major lines of business.

L&T has already executed a number of gas-based power projects and recently commissioned a 238.5-MW co-generation power plant for Indian Oil Corporation at Panipat. It is also executing a 2x384-MW gas-based power plant for GMR Group at Vemagiri, in Andhra Pradesh.

Source- Indian Express


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