Siemens, Ceylex win Sri Lanka electricity grid contracts

ECONOMYNEXT – Siemens and Ceylex Engineering (Pvt) Ltd. have won contracts from Sri Lanka’s state power utility, Ceylon Electricity Board to set up four grid substations to connect small hydro power plants to the main grid, a government spokesman said.

Siemens won a contract for Rs297.2 million while Ceylex Engineering, earlier known as LTL Projects, has won a contract for Rs122.9 million.

The proposal by Power and Renewable Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya to award the contracts was approved by the Cabinet of ministers this week, Gayantha Karunathilaka, Minister of Land and Parliamentary Reforms told a news conference.

The contracts are for construction of four grid substations in Nawalapitiya, Ragala, Wewalwatta and Maliboda.
(COLOMBO, December 15, 2017)

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