L&T Construction to establish 1.5 GW PV in Saudi Arabia

40 MW system in Rajasthan, India, installed by Larsen and Toubro.

The renewables arm of Larsen & Toubro’s Power Transmission & Distribution Business has secured a turnkey EPC contract from the consortium of ACWA Power and the Water and Electricity Holding Company (a subsidiary of the Public Investments Fund of Saudi Arabia, PIF), for the »Sudair Solar PV Project« with 1.5 GW capacity. The 30.8 square kilometer project is located in the Riyadh Province and is one of the largest PV plants in the world.
Larsen & Toubro separately announced to start construction the Jeddah 300 MW solar plant in Saudi Arabia. The facility will be financed and operated by a consortium of Masdar, EDF Renewables and Nesma Company (we reported). This large utility scale power plant utilizes bifacial modules, single axial trackers, string inverters and robots for module cleaning.
Larsen & Toubro is India's largest construction and engineering company, operating in over 30 countries worldwide.

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