L&T Bags Order From BPDB Worth USD 250 Million
Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has awarded the contract for setting up Bibiyana South 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project to a consortium of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and Samsung C&T Corporation of South Korea. L&T shall be executing the EPC contract valued at approximately USD 250 million. This 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 includes design, detail engineering, supply, installation and commissioning of the complete power plant on a turnkey basis. 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 & Lundy, a joint venture company of L&T and Sargent & Lundy LLC, USA, will carry out the plant integration and detail engineering, using propriety technology of Sargent & Lundy.
Commenting on the project order, Mr Shailendra Roy, CEO & Managing Director–L&T Power & Whole-Time Director–L&T, said, “That L&T has bagged the fourth order in Bangladesh firmly establishes its project execution credentials in that country.”
This project will be executed by the Gas Based Power Projects Business Unit of L&T, based out of Vadodara. L&T’s well-established strengths in design, engineering and construction, combined with robust quality and safety standards and on-time delivery, are vital contributors to its success in the power sector.
L&T has executed several large gas-based power projects on EPC basis for government utilities and independent power producers in India and abroad. L&T has recently commissioned two gas-based power projects in Bangladesh - 360 MW Bheramara Combined Cycle Power Plant Development Project of North West Power Generation Co. Ltd., and 225 MW Sikalbaha Combined Cycle Power Plant Project of BPDB. L&T is also executing the Bibiyana III 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Project of BPDB for Marubeni Corporation of Japan on EPC basis, which is in the advanced stage of execution.
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- Value:USD 250 Million
- Published On:2017-11-29