Larsen & Toubro wins power jobs in four countries

India’s construction giant Larsen & Toubro has won power infrastructure contracts in the UAE, Ethiopia, Uganda and Thailand.

The $20bn-turnover group said yesterday it had won a contract for the installation and commissioning of 132kV underground cables in United Arab Emirates (UAE).

In Ethiopia and Uganda, orders have been received for establishing distribution networks involving medium/low voltage distribution lines and last mile consumer connections, to improve electricity access in towns and rural areas.

In Thailand the company won an order, in a consortium, to build battery energy storage systems for 115kV substations in Chaiyaphum and Lopburi provinces. These will help smooth intermittent renewable power generation.

Image: Power lines in Tigray region, Ethiopia (©A.Savin/WikiCommons/Free Art License 1.3)

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