L&T, BHEL Tapped To Roll Out India’s Indigenous Nuclear Power Program


L&T, BHEL Tapped To Roll Out India’s Indigenous Nuclear Power Program

Larsen & Toubro, India’s largest construction company, and BHEL, India’s largest supplier of power plant equipment, are among those tapped by the Nuclear Power Corporation for the rollout of the first large-scale nuclear power plants developed using Indian technology.

While L&T said it received a Rs 442 cr order to supply forgings for steam generators for six plants, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited reported Rs 736 cr order to supply steam generators for one plant.

It is not clear whether the contracts for the steam generators for the other five plants have been awarded to other players or whether they are yet to be awarded.

The award of the contracts indicates that the  Nuclear Power Corporation of India has got cracking on implementing its landmark 7.7 GW nuclear expansion. The six reactors for which L&T will be supplying forgings for are part of the ten Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor plants announced by the governmentin December. Read More…

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