L&T Construction bags contract to build KKNPP 5 and 6
The construction arm of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) recently secured a significant order in the Nuclear sector from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for its Heavy Civil Infrastructure business in India to construct the Main Plant Civil Works of the Kudankulam 5&6 units (KKNPP 5 and 6 – 2X1000 MWe)

The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is India’s first Light Water Reactor (LWR) of six units with a generation capacity of 1000 MWe each. The scope of work includes the construction of the reactor building, reactor auxiliary building, turbine building, diesel generator building and other safety-related structures in a duration of 64 Months.

L&T is currently executing similar works of Kudankulam 3 and 4 units (KKNPP 3 and 4) in the same premises.

Written from a company news release.