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SEP 28 2018

L&T bags Rs 1,400 crore order from NTPC

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Fri 28th SEP 2018


Engineering and construction giant L&T today announced its power division has won orders worth Rs 1,400 crore from state-run electricity generator NTPC Ltd.


“The company has received two orders for setting up Flue Gas De-sulphurisation (FGD) systems from NTPC at its Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Plant in Madhya Pradesh and Darlipali Super Thermal Power Project in Odisha,” the company said in a statement.


Installation of FGD systems in existing and upcoming thermal power plants has been made mandatory by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) to curtail SO2 emissions.


The $18 billion firm has a long-term technical licence agreement with Chiyoda Corporation of Japan for its FGD technology. The agreement grants L&T exclusive rights to undertake engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of CT-121TM FGD systems.


The technology developed by Chiyoda allows absorption of sulphur dioxide from flue gas generated by coal-fired, oil-fired and other types of boilers and removed as gypsum. The Power business of L&T, through its joint venture companies, has also won orders in the domestic and export markets for engineering services and supply of components.


Madhya Pradesh Odisha Coal Gas Oil NTPC Ltd Thermal Power Project Joint Venture Power Plant Japan Power Electricity ODISHA

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