VNT (Vrinda Nano Technologies), headquartered in Gurugram, India, a key global supplier of High-Efficiency Power systems and Green Power Solutions, proudly announces a significant contract signing with Larsen & Toubro (L&T). This partnership aims to supply Wireless String Monitoring Boxes for the world’s largest utility-scale hydrogen plant at Oxagon, part of Saudi Arabia’s NEOM region.
The NEOM Green Hydrogen Company (NGHC) is steering this massive project, intending to produce up to 600 tonnes of carbon-free hydrogen daily by 2026. The initiative focuses on harnessing renewable energy, primarily from wind and solar sources, aligning with Saudi Arabia’s 2030 Vision for a cleaner, sustainable energy future.
Under the Power Elements package, Larsen & Toubro has secured the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract. This involves the construction of a 2.2 GWac PV Solar Plant, a 1.65 GW Wind Generation Balance Plant, a 400 MWh Battery Energy Storage System, 3 Nos of 380 kV Switching Stations, and 306 KM of 380 kV Overhead lines to fortify the Kingdom’s Grid network.
Dr. Vikas Almadi, Managing Director of Vrinda Nano Technologies, expressed immense pride in participating in this colossal green hydrogen mission, highlighting the cutting-edge Indian technology behind the supplied products. These monitoring boxes, designed to withstand harsh weather conditions including sandstorms, boast seamless wireless networking capabilities, ensuring effortless power plant monitoring down to the string level.
A. Ravindran, SVP and Head of Renewables at Larsen & Toubro, emphasized the company’s commitment to partnering with innovative and customer-focused entities. He lauded VNT’s capabilities, especially in challenging terrains, extending best wishes for the success of the NEOM project.
NGHC, a joint venture between ACWA Power, NEOM, and Air Products, spearheads Saudi Arabia’s ambitious initiative to pioneer the global transition toward clean and sustainable energy. NEOM, as the flagship project, plays a pivotal role in this ambitious commitment, aligning with the Kingdom’s forward-looking energy strategies.