Ceylon Electricity Board

Sri Lanka Releases Tender for 70 MW Solar Projects

Sri Lanka-government owned Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has issued a tender for the development of ground-mount solar projects for a cumulative capacity of 70 MW. The projects under the Sri Lanka tender will range from a capacity of 1 MW to 5 MW. The last date for the submission of Sri Lanka tender for 70 […]

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Sri Lanka to Witness its First PV Auction with 200 MW Solar Tender

Sri Lanka has issued an EoI seeking bids for the development of two 100 MW floating solar plants. The said floating projects will be established at the hydroelectric Samanalawewa Reservoir. The reservoir is 160 km south of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka.  This is the first solar auction for Sri Lanka. The last day […]

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India & Sri Lanka Build Momentum Further on Renewable Energy

A  memorandum of understanding (MoU) on renewable energy is in the offing between India and Sri Lanka. The Island nation is striving for the generation of 70 per cent of its electricity requirements from renewable sources by the end of the decade and the agreement will facilitate this goal. As per a member of the […]

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Sri Lanka will Use $100 Million Indian Credit Line for Rooftop Solar

In the middle of the acute economic crisis and increasing losses to the state electricity distribution entity, the Sri Lankan government has decided to utilise the line of credit worth $100 million granted by India. In July, 2021, India had signed an agreement with Sri Lankan Government to extend a USD 100 million Line of […]

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Ceylon Electricity Board Floats Tender for Solar PV Plants

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) is seeking proposals from potential developers (project proponents) for the construction of ground-mounted and floating solar PV power plants with a combined capacity of 30 MW on a build-own-operate basis with a 20-year operational period.  The deadline for proposal submissions is October 27, 2022.  Within 10 months of the power […]

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Adani Group Gets Sri Lanka’s Nod for $500 Million Wind Power Projects

The Energy Minister in Sri Lankan Government, Kanchana Wijesekara has announced that India’s Adani Green Energy has been issued provisional approvals for the development of two wind power projects in Northern Province of Sri Lanka. He said in a Tweet on social media that the two wind power plants will attract an investment of over […]

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‘Renewable energy generation plan’ to be implemented in Sri Lanka from June 1

A ‘Renewable Energy Generation Plan’ will be implemented in Sri Lanka from June 1, 2022 to enhance the renewable energy generation and its share in the energy mix of the country. The information has been shared by the Minister of Power and Energy, Kanchana Wijesekera. Sri Lanka is undergoing an economic crisis brought by huge […]

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Adani to Build Two Renewable Energy Projects in Sri Lanka

The Adani Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sri Lanka Government bagging two renewable energy generation projects of considerable size in the neighbouring country. There is no official confirmation from either Adani Group or the Government of Sri Lanka, but it has been reported that the two projects will be based […]

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