ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s state-run Ceylon Electricity Board will award contract to buy power from a 10 MegaWatt wind power plant to Capital City Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, the state information office said.
The cabinet of ministers had approved the purchase of power at 14.52 rupees a unit, after competitive tenders were called.
The power purchase agreement will run for 20 years.
The plant will be connected to the Trincomallee grid power station.
The wind farm is part of a plan to connect 60MW of wind power to grid substations in Trincomalee, Mannar, Bolawatte, Madampe and Kappalthure grid substations.
On December 08, the Ceylon Electricity Board commissioned its own 103.5 MW wind plant in Mannar in the Northwest of the island. (Colombo/Dec08/2020)