Electrical Monitor

L&T wins its largest switchgear order in Qatar

EM News BureauTuesday, June 25, 2013, 12:16 Hrs  [IST]

TamcoLarsen & Toubro’s Malaysia-based switchgear subsidiary, Tamco Switchgear, won its largest single order from Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA), the sole water and electricity utility in Qatar.

Tamco will manufacture and supply 11kV vacuum circuit breakers (VCBs) over a two-year period to distribution stations across Qatar. Tamco, market leaders in the medium voltage category in Malaysia, won the order for indoor switchgear panels against international competitors, including Korean and European firms, a release by L&T said.

S. C. Bhargava, Chairman, Tamco Switchgear and Senior Vice President & Head of L&T Electrical & Automation said, “We have had split orders for many projects in Qatar in the past. This complete order has come as a testimonial of customer’s confidence in our Medium Voltage capability to meet the demands of large scale projects.”

Tamco has supplied switchgear panels to many prestigious projects and national assets in Qatar including Lusail Utility Tunnels, Lekhwiya Sports Stadium, Khalifa Stadium, Khalifa Sports CIty ASEAN Games Village, Qatar Foundation, Doha West Sewage Water Treatment Plant etc.