L&T Power Transmission and Distribution

L&T’s Power Transmission & Distribution business vertical is a leading EPC player, providing end-to-end solutions for transmission / distribution infrastructure, clean electricity starting from Solar PV plant EPC to last mile electrification.

L&T Power Transmission & Distribution Profile

L&T’s Power Transmission & Distribution (PT&D) business vertical is a powerful player that offers integrated solutions and end-to-end services ranging from design, manufacture, supply and construction to commissioning in the field of overhead high voltage transmission lines, substations and distribution projects including railway electrification and project electrification in the domestic and international markets.

It offers integrated EPC offerings including Ground Mounted / Floating Solar Photovoltaic Plants, Battery Energy Storage
Systems (BESS), Substations and Transmission Lines up to 1200 kV, Underground Cable Systems, Distribution
Infrastructure both at Medium & Low Voltage levels, and related Digital Solutions. With 15 regional offices spread
across the SAARC, Middle East, Africa, ASEAN and CIS regions, the Power T&D business has projects being executed
in 30 countries.

It is an established contractor of choice in the areas of industrial project electrification, instrumentation and control systems including communication projects. The domestic business is organised based on offerings and caters to various T&D utilities, developers and infrastructure customers such as metros, airports etc.

The Substation Business Unit provides turnkey solutions for Extra High Voltage (EHV) air insulated / gas insulated substations, Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS), Digital Substation related solutions and EHV cable systems.

Transmission Line Business Unit

The Transmission Line Business Unit provides complete EPC solutions for overhead transmission lines. It is well integrated with the digitally-driven, green tower manufacturing units at Puducherry, Pithampur and Kancheepuram, which have a combined capacity to produce more than 1.5 lakh tonnes of tower components per annum. The Kancheepuram facility also houses the world renowned Tower Testing and Research Station.

The Power Distribution Business Unit has been at the forefront of taking electricity to all by providing a range of EPC
services related to urban / rural electrification, augmenting, reforming, and strengthening of high voltage and low voltage
distribution networks, power quality improvement works and advanced distribution management solutions.

Renewables arm of Power T&D business

The Renewables arm of Power T&D business is a single-stop EPC service provider globally for GW-scale Solar PV, Energy
Storage, Microgrid and Hybrid renewable projects. There are very few players with such strong experience and expertise in
different module technologies, module mounting structures and storage types.

The business unit has accumulated in-depth engineering and construction know-how to execute a vast range of renewable projects, be it hybrid, floating or linear, with the best suited technologies for terrain type and tracking. The container integration facility at Kancheepuram augments the capabilities of the business with an annual capacity to integrate ~ 400 MWh of battery energy storage system with associated intelligent management and control systems.

The initiatives in emerging areas such as Digital Solutions and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure have made initial wins
and are on track to ensure that the business is future ready.

International units

The international units of the business provide the entire spectrum of Power T&D related services in Middle East, Africa
and ASEAN regions. Over the past three decades, the Middle East business unit has earned a strong reputation among the utilities and oil companies in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain, having executed several marquee projects.

It enjoys an enviable track record and garners significant share of T&D projects awarded every year. The fast – expanding Africa business unit has executed several landmark projects in Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Kenya, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda, Botswana, Mozambique, and Malawi.

It has made further inroads into Western & Central Africa with breakthrough projects in Ghana and Cameroon. With the regional offices strategically located in Nairobi, Cairo, Johannesburg & Accra to serve the vast continent, the business has earned a coveted position with a sizeable market share in the addressable segment.

In the ASEAN region, L&T is an established international T&D player to reckon with, holding a portfolio of prestigious
projects spread across Thailand, Malaysia, and Philippines. Larsen & Toubro Saudi Arabia LLC (LTSA), a wholly owned subsidiary, provides engineering, construction, and contracting services in the sphere of transmission & distribution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Raveendran R
Editor @ Indiancompaies.in

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