The power transmission & distribution (T&D) business of Larsen & Toubro has won new orders worth Rs.1,164 crore. A major order has been secured from the Madhyanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Limited for system strengthening and augmentation of power supply networks for Lucknow with SCADA compatibility to improve efficiency and power quality, under the R-APDRP scheme. An order was also secured from the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd for the supply, erection, testing and commissioning of a 33/11kV power distribution network for augmenting rural electricity infrastructure and household electrification for prospective consumers covering the districts of Nadia, 24 Parganas (North) and Cooch Behar in state of West Bengal under XII Plan of RGGVY Scheme.
Hindustan Construction Company has won a contract worth Rs.179.90 crore from Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd (HPPCL) for the balance works of Head Race Tunnel of 111-mw Sawra Kuddu Hydel Power Project in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh.
Madhya Pradesh Power Generation Company Ltd has commissioned TÜV SÜD to carry out extensive assessment of the 1,340-mw Sanjay Gandhi thermal power project in Birsinghpur district. The main objective of the contract is to survey the plant's condition and performance and determine the remaining service life of the power-station components. The contract is part of a comprehensive project initiated by the Indian Central Electricity Agency (CEA) in 2013 for the renovation and modernisation of thermal power stations. Within the scope of this project, over 50 conventional power stations will be fundamentally renovated and modernised by 2016 alone.
IL&FS Engineering & Construction Company Ltd has bagged two contracts worth Rs.239.6 crore from Paschimanchal Vidhyut Vitran Nigam Ltd, a discom of Uttar Pradesh for rural electrification works. The first contract worth Rs.145.55 crore involves electrification work of villages of Moradabad district and the Rs.94.05-crore worth second contract covers works in Amroha (JP Nagar) district in Uttar Pradesh under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY) XII Plan on a turnkey basis. The completion period for both these contracts is 24 months.
NTPC has placed a Rs.220-crore contract on Bharat Heavy Electricals for design, engineering, manufacture, supply and erection and commissioning of electrostatic precipitators related to the 2x800-mw Darlipali Super Thermal Power Project Stage- I at Sundargarh district of Odisha.
Nanjing Electric Group Co Ltd, a Chinese company, has landed a contract from Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd for supplying composite long rod insulator package IS01 for (I) 765kV D/C Sholapur-Aurangabad transmission line associated with inter-regional system strengthening scheme for WR & NR (Part- A) and (II) 400 kV D/C Lara STPS- I - Champa & 400kV D/C Lara STPS- I - Raigarh (Kotra) transmission line associated with LARA STPS- I (2x800 MW) generation project of NTPC. (Package- CC-CS/500-WR1/INS-2601/3/G5)
RPP Infra Projects Ltd has won an order valued at Rs.87 crore from Kerala State Electricity Board for construction of concrete power channel, power house, tail race channel and design, fabrication, delivery, erection, testing and commissioning of intake gates, fresh track, draft tube gates etc. for the 3x8-mw Bhoothathankettu small hydel power unit at Kothamangalam in Ernakulam district of Kerala. The order bagged will be executed along with Saravana Engineering-Bhavani JV
Aditya Birla Insulators has won an insulator package (IS01) for porcelain disc/long rod insulators for tower package TW02 for 400kV D/C (Quad) Punatsangchu-Alipurduar and LILO of 400 kV D/C (Quad) Bongaigaon-Silliguri at Alipurduar under transfer of power from Bhutan to NR/WR, tower package TWO1.