Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Offers An Opportunity For India In Solar

Sri Lanka, which joined the renewable energy bandwagon much later than many others, thanks to its extended civil war and the brush with bankruptcy till recently, is finally ready to move ahead on its targets. The island nation targets taking the share of renewable energy to 70% of its requirements, from a share of just […]

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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 Investment Board Greenlights $442-mn Adani Green Wind Power Plants

The Board of Investment of Sri Lanka has given its nod to two wind power plants by AGEL (Adani Green Energy Ltd). These entail a cumulative investment of $442 million. As per the statement, the wind power plants that boast of 350 MW of capacity are scheduled for commissioning in two years. They will be […]

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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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Unfazed By Protests, Adani Will Expand Energy Footprint In Lanka

Unfazed by the political storm over recent off-the-cuff remarks by MMC Ferdinando, the former Chairman of Ceylon Electricity Board, a couple of weeks ago, Adani Group has set its sights on further expanding its operations in Sri Lanka through Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL). The expansion plan entails setting up strategic projects that include about […]

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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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