L&T secures contract to build two units of Kudankulan nuclear power project

Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has secured orders from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) for the construction of the main plant civil works of two units (KKNPP 5&6 – 2X1000 MW) of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant.

The scope of the work includes the construction of reactor building, reactor auxiliary building, turbine building, diesel generator building and other safety-related structures in a duration of 64 months. The Kudankulam plant is India’s largest light water reactor (LWR) of six units with a generation capacity of 1,000 MW each. L&T is currently executing similar works of Kudankulam 3 and 4 units in the same premises.