L&T Construction’s design arm – Engineering Design and Research Centre (EDRC) provides design, detailed engineering and consultancy services and offers precise, quick and cost effective solutions for projects ranging from transmission lines, substations, plant electrifications, solar power plants and railway construction. Expertise in transmission line design includes route alignment using Geographic Information System (GIS) with the help of indigenously developed and patented software. The state-of-the-art simulation laboratory with latest IEC 61850 protocol in the design office at Chennai provides hands on experience to testing engineers on control and protection.
EDRC provides conceptual/base design to detailed engineering for EHV Substation, intelligent building and industrial project electrification works, covering basic power distribution and electrical layout philosophy, equipment selection and specification, related engineering calculation and analysis.
EDRC’s expertise spans over decades with all lead clients and consultants in India and abroad. By virtue of the long association and lead position in construction, EDRC has definite edge over other engineering offices, as it integrates best of the systems that provide comprehensive, cost effective & optimal constructible design. EDRC has more than two decades of experience in design, detailing and testing of towers for domestic as well as overseas projects.
L&T’s Transmission Line Testing & Research Station (TLTRS) is one of the largest tower testing station in India and the country’s first private testing station to be accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing & Calibration Laboratories (NABL). TLTRS since its inception in November 2009 has completed testing of towers for many International clients from Spain, Oman, Abu Dhabi and Egypt.