L&T Synchronises MP Power Plant Unit In Record Time
Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) has successfully synchronised on April 27, 2018, the Unit-3 of the state-of-the-art 2x660 MW Shree Singaji Thermal Power Plant in Madhya Pradesh in a record time of 40 months for indigenously built power plants in India. This supercritical power plant is being put up by MP Power Generating Company Limited at Khandwa district in the state.
L&T’s scope of work includes design, engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of Units 3 & 4 (Stage-II) of the coal-fired power plant on a turnkey basis. The EPC contract was awarded to L&T on December 31, 2014. The foundation stone was laid by the honourable Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi in the presence of the honourable Chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other dignitaries on March 5, 2015.
Mr Shailendra Roy, CEO & Managing Director- L&T Power & Whole-Time Director-L&T, said, “We are proud to be associated with the Madhya Pradesh state power utility that has confidence in our capability and we have reciprocated with this power unit’s synchronisation in record time. This is for the second time we are working with the state utility; earlier we had executed the balance of plant package for them.”
L&T has executed several large coal-based power projects on EPC basis for government utilities and independent power producers in India. It is currently executing another coal-based power project in Madhya Pradesh – 2x660 MW ultra-supercritical power plant at Khargone for NTPC.
L&T offers state-of-the-art supercritical power plant technology for coal-based power plants in India. L&T’s well-established strengths in design, engineering and construction, combined with robust quality and safety standards and on-time delivery are vital contributors to its success in the power sector.