L&T gets Rs 1,000 cr order from Bangladesh

Bangladesh Power Development Board has awarded the contract for setting up Bibiyana South 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant to a consortium of Larsen & Toubro (L8tT) and Samsung C&T Corporation of South Korea, the Indian company said.

L&T shall be executing work valued at around USD 250 million, or about Rs 975 cr.

The 400 MW gas based power plant will be located at Bibiyana Upzila in Hobiganj district of Sylhet division in the northeastern sector of Bangladesh, around 215 km by road from Agartala in India.

L&T’s scope of work includes design, detail engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the complete power plant on a turnkey basis, it said.

“The plant will incorporate state-of-the-art single shaft advanced class gas turbine, steam Turbine and generator from Siemens AG of Germany, which will be procured by L&T.

L&T-Sargent at Lundy, a joint venture company of L&T and Sargent at Lundy LLC, USA, will carry out the plant integration and detail engineering, using propriety technology of Sargent & Lundy.

The project will be executed by the Gas Based Power Projects Business Unit of L&T, based out of Vadodara.

This is the latest power project to be handled by L&T.

It recently commissioned two gas based power projects in Bangladesh – 360 MW Bheramara Combined Cycle Power Plant of North West Power Generation Co. and a 225 MW Sikalbaha Combined Cycle Power Plant Project of BPDB.

L&T is also executing the Bibiyana II 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Project of BPDB for Marubeni Corporation of Japan on EPC basis, which is in advanced stage of execution.

Larsen & Toubro is India’s largest construction company and has has USD 1.7 billion in revenue.

It operates in over 30 countries worldwide.