KEC International Ltd has been awarded two power projects in Abu Dhabi and Algeria worth Rs391 crore and Rs246 crore respectively.
The Abu Dhabi Transmission & Despatch Company (TRANSCO) has awarded a turnkey project to KEC for 400 KV double circuit and quad circuit transmission lines to be laid across 173km. connecting Fujairah substation to Sweihan substation.The completion time for the project is 24 months.
In Algeria, SONELGAZ ha entrusted KEC with a 400 KV single circuit transmission line from Cheffia to Ain Bedia and from R. Djamel to Djendouba on a turnkey basis. This project has a completion period of 15 months.
"The size of these projects underlines KEC''''s status as among the largest and most sought after transmission EPC players in the world, said Ramesh Chandak, managing director, KEC international. "The win of Abu Dhabi is our single largest win, in dollar terms, ever. I am delighted with the growth in our international operations through the year thus far."
In a lighter vein,. Chandak concluded, "This is the best Diwali gift for KEC and its stakeholders."