CEB Makes Costly Decision: Overlooks Existing Power Plants

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has taken a costly decision by not including existing private power plants in its long term generation plan and instead going for brand new power plants.

The Ceylon Electricity Board’s long term generation plan in 2005 had proposed constructing six major power plants to be operational by 2016. This included a 245MW Gas Turbine in 2009, a 285MW Gas Turbine in 2010, a 300MW Coal Steam – (Southern Coast) in 2013, a 300MW Coal Steam – (Southern Coast) in 2014, a 300MW Coal Steam – (Southern Coast) in 2015 and a 300MW Coal Steam – (Southern Coast) in 2016. READ MORE…

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