Aberdeen unit wins Sri Lanka solar power plant deal

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s Expack Corrugated Cartons (Pvt) Ltd, a subsidiary of Aberdeen Group, has won a tender to build, own and operate a 10MW solar power plant in Vavunathivu in eastern Batticaloa District.

The firm, which makes printed corrugated cartons, was among 17 which bid for the tender, the government information office said.

Expack Corrugated Carton will sell power to the state utility Ceylon Electricity Board under a 20-year power purchase agreement at Rs18.37 per KWh.

The plant, known as the Vavunathivu Solar PV Power Project, will be connected to a grid substation near Vavunathivu.

(COLOMBO, March 07, 2018)

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