L&T Wins (Significant*) Order for its Power Business

  • 04 October 2023

Mumbai: The Power business arm of Larsen & Toubro (L&T Energy – Power) has secured Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) order from West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited to set up wet Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) systems for its Thermal Power Plant at Sagardighi in the state of West Bengal.

The project’s unique features include three FGD absorbers catering to four thermal power units (2x300 MW, 2x500 MW) while balance of plant systems to be installed shall cater to five units of the plant. For L&T, this will be the first FGD project from a state-owned power utility.

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

With this order, L&T is poised to install FGD projects for thermal plants totaling more than 19 GW, actively contributing to GoI’s initiative of reducing SO2 emissions.


Larsen & Toubro is a USD 23 billion Indian multinational engaged in EPC Projects, Hi-Tech Manufacturing and Services. It operates in over 50 countries worldwide. A strong, customer–focused approach and the constant quest for top-class quality have enabled L&T to attain and sustain leadership in its major lines of business for eight decades.

*Project Classification


Project Classification Significant Large Major Mega
Value in ₹ Cr 1,000 to 2,500 2,500 to 5,000 5,000 to 7,000 >7,000

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