L&T arm secures EPC contract for solar PV project in Saudi Arabia

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The Renewables arm of Larsen & Toubro’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured a turnkey EPC contract, from the consortium of ACWA Power and the Water and Electricity Holding Company (a subsidiary of the Public Investments Fund of Saudi Arabia) for Sudair solar PV project of 1.5GW capacity.

The project is considered the largest solar plant in Saudi Arabia and one of the largest such plants in the world, said a press release.

The project, coming up in Riyadh province, has a 30.8 square km land parcel available to install a total capacity of 1.5GW PV solar modules with associated single axial tracker and inverters.

Sn SubraSN Subrahmanyan, CEO & Managing Director, Larsen & Toubro, said, “Securing this project is a major milestone in our clean and green energy path to fight the climate crisis that the world faces.”