L&T wins Rs 1885 crore order from NTPC for 1320 MW supercritical steam generators
Infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) today said it had, through its joint venture company L&T-MHPS Boilers Private Limited (LMB), secured an order worth Rs 1885 crore from the public sector power giant NTPC Limited.
The contract includes setting up of two units of 660 MW each supercritical steam generators for Tanda Thermal Power Plant Stage-II in Uttar Pradesh on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis, a press release from the company said.
LMB’s scope includes design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing, commissioning and conducting performance guarantee of two coal-fired steam generator units with supercritical parameters.
The project site is located on the banks of the Tanda canal near Bahadurpur village in the Ambedkar Nagar district.
This is LMB’s first order for supercritical steam generators from NTPC. The order was won through competitive bidding involving several national and international players. the release said.
The project is scheduled to be completed in 46 and 52 months for the respective units.
Mr. Shailendra Roy, Whole-time Director (Power, Minerals & Metals) L&T said, “We have the manufacturing and execution capabilities to deliver to stringent schedules while conforming to global standards.”
LMB is currently executing 11 units of similar large capacity steam generators (660/700 MW) in India totaling 7340 MW. Two units of Nabha Power Ltd at Rajpura (Punjab) have already achieved commercial operation and the remaining are in advanced stages of execution. LMB also caters to markets in countries like Taiwan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the Philippines for engineering services and supply of pressure parts and pulverisers.
LMB is a joint venture between L&T with 51% equity and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Japan with 49% equity. Its manufacturing facility is located at Hazira in Gujarat.