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L&T Construction wins transmission and distribution contract in Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi contract aims to enhance the grid stability and provide voltage support. (Image source: Adobe Stock)

The power transmission and distribution business Larsen & Toubro has won a slew of orders, including one to provide a Dynamic Reactive Power Compensator System at a 220kV substation in Abu Dhabi

To enhance the grid stability and provide voltage support, specialised equipment such as STATCOMs/SVCs are deployed in substations.

The scope of this package includes related protection, substation control and monitoring system (SCMS), 220kV cables and associated civil, mechanical, and electrical works. 

Further in the Middle East region, the business has won orders to construct 380kV overhead transmission lines, 132kV network connections and to establish a 400kV substation.

Larsen & Toubro has also won an order to build a new 220kV gas insulated substation in Bangladesh.

Additional orders have also been received in ongoing substation and transmission line projects.