L&T Mitsubishi wins large order for Khurja Super Thermal Power Plant

Larsen & Toubro said L&T-MHPS Boilers Private Ltd (LMB), one of the company’s joint ventures with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, won a thermal power project order worth Rs 2,500-5,000 cr from the UP government.

The order, from THDC India Limited – a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Uttar Pradesh – is for the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection and commissioning of the steam generator and associated packages for the 2×660 MW Khurja Super Thermal Power Project in Bulandshahar district, Uttar Pradesh.

Many of the government’s thermal power plant orders typically goes to Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd or BHEL.

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone of the plant in March this year.

“This is a prestigious order from THDC India Ltd for ultrasupercritical steam generators, with state-of-the-art equipment meeting new emission norms,” said Shailendra Roy, CEO a Managing Director – L&T Power.

LMB is currently executing nine units of Steam Generator packages for similar large capacity Steam Generators (660 MW) in India totalling 5,940 MW, the company said.

In addition, 11 supercritical units (660/700 MW), totalling another 7,340 MW, have been successfully completed by LMB and are under commercial operation.

LMB also caters to markets in the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and Latin America for engineering services, supply of pressure parts and pulverisers.

L&T-MHPS Boilers Private Limited (formerly known as Lea-min Boilers Private Limited) is 51% owned by L&T.

It has its manufacturing facility at Hazira, Gujarat for manufacture of pressure parts and coal pulverisers for supercritical steam generators.