Larsen & Toubro begins construction of 300-MW solar plant in Saudi Arabia, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld -

Larsen & Toubro begins construction of 300-MW solar plant in Saudi Arabia, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld


Larsen & Toubro begins construction of 300-MW solar plant in Saudi ArabiaNew Delhi: Larsen & Toubro on Tuesday said its renewables arm has secured the go-ahead to begin constructing the 300-megawatt (MW) Jeddah solar power plant.

It had received the order from the consortium of Masdar, EDF Renewables, and Nesma Company and was awarded by Saudi Arabia’s Renewable Energy Project Development Office.

The project is in Third Jeddah Industrial City, 50 km south-east of Jeddah.

“We are thankful to be a part of establishing major solar projects awarded under Saudi Arabia’s National Renewable Energy Programme…,” said T Madhava Das, whole-time director and senior executive vice-president (utilities), L&T.

On 9 April, 2021, the firm had secured an order to set up a 1.5 gigawatt (GW) solar plant in Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia.

The order was from the consortium of ACWA Power and the Water and Electricity Holding Company — a subsidiary of the Public Investments Fund of Saudi Arabia.





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