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.
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 Mr Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the plant in March this year.
The scope of work for L&T includes Design, Engineering, Manufacture, Procurement, Supply, Construction, Erection, Testing & 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 & ash handling system, ash dyke, complete E&I system including switchyard and complete civil, structural and architectural works.
Commenting on the order, Mr Shailendra Roy, CEO & Managing Director, L&T Power & 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.”