Overview

L&T Electrical & Automation (E&A) is one of the largest manufacturers of low and medium voltage switchgear components, low & medium voltage switchboards, power quality solutions, solar energy solutions, energy management system & metering solutions, life cycle enhancement (modernisation) and industrial automation solutions. These products and solutions cater to the distribution, monitoring and control of electrical power in industries, utilities, buildings & critical infrastructure, national assets and agriculture sectors.

A popular brand in the country, L&T Switchgear performs efficiently and delivers quality of power and management of energy in different environmental conditions. Designed to perform with reliability, all switchgear products offer several safety, communication and data management features.       

Currently, over 1000 channel partners in major cities and towns distribute E&A’s switchgear products. A network of 120 approved service centres support the necessary maintenance of these products.

E&A makes high quality energy meters and protective relays for utilities, industries, commercial establishments and domestic consumers. The meter range, popular as L&T Meters, includes programmable tri-vector meters, single phase, three phase meters and intelligent meter panels.

A key capability of E&A is low and medium voltage switchboards and control panels. It is the market leader in low voltage switchboards and the largest supplier of switchboard panels in India. E&A undertakes turnkey contracts for comprehensive system engineering, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of switchboards and allied equipment including retrofitting.

With its systems integration capability, E&A offer solutions to diverse industry segments like oil & gas, water, minerals & metals, power, solar and infrastructure under the umbrella of L&T Automation. It provides a large gamut of solutions comprising control and monitoring, system design, application engineering, intelligent software development, commissioning and life cycle services. Its biggest strength is its ability to integrate varied components from field devices to the management dashboard comprising instrumentation, electricals, drives, inverters, automation, SCADA, telecom and engineered IT solutions tailor made to customer needs.

Seven decades-old in-house design and development centre for switchgear as well as tooling solutions for high precision tools form the backbone of E&A’s leadership in switchgear business in India.

E&A has been on the path to consistently reducing the environmental footprint of its operations. With a consistent investment in energy reduction initiatives, there has been an increase in the use of renewable energy. Necessary interventions in the processes have reduced the GHG emissions by almost 21% in 2020 over 2016. E&A has green buildings at three of its major locations that ensure operations at these facilities remain eco efficient.

For promoting good electrical practices and enhancing knowledge and skill on switchgear components through multiple tailor-made classroom courses and lab learning among technicians, customers, engineers, professionals and students, E&A operates six Switchgear Training Centres (STCs) at Pune, Lucknow, Coonoor, Vadodara, and Delhi.

E&A’s manufacturing operations in India are located at Navi Mumbai (Mahape), Ahmednagar, Vadodara, Coimbatore and Mysore.

L&T Electrical & Automation is a unit of Schneider Electric India Private Limited.