India’s L&T wins its single largest power order in Qatar

20 December 2013

India’s Larsen & Toubro has won a $473m contract to build electric power substations in Qatar – its single largest order in the power transmission sector.

The contract was awarded by Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation and includes the supply, construction and commissioning of 18 extra high voltage (EHV) substations and 151km of EHV cabling in the country.

A boost to the existing power network in Qatar will be provided by the addition of 18 extra high voltage substations (Wikimedia Commons)

L&T senior executive vice president (Infrastructure & Construction), SN Subrahmanyan, said: "This order, won against stiff global competition reconfirms L&T’s leadership position in this sector at GCC. It also aligns well with L&T’s expansion plans in the international arena."

The project is scheduled to be completed in 22 months.

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