Larsen & Toubro Wins Contract for Solar-Battery Project in Bihar, India

Indian engineering major has secured a contract to construct a 185-megawatt grid-connected farm paired with a 254-megawatt-hour system (BESS) in Bihar district, , the company announced on Monday.

Describing the order as “significant,” L&T estimated its value to fall between INR 10 billion (USD 119.8 million / EUR 111.6 million) and INR 25 billion, under its internal classification system. The project was awarded to L&T's Power Transmission & Distribution (PT&D) arm, although the customer's identity was not disclosed.

Located in Kajra, Lakhisarai district, the facilities mark a notable addition to L&T's renewables Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) portfolio.

A Ravindran, Senior Vice President & Head of Renewable Strategic Business Group at PT&D, noted, “On the Battery Energy Storage System front, we handle more than 1.5 gigawatt-hours of storage capacity.”

L&T highlighted its extensive experience, with 18 gigawatts peak (GWp) of wind and solar farms already commissioned or in progress.

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