Adani receives approval for $500 mn wind projects in Sri Lanka

Wind power project at Pooneryn Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekara said India’s Adani Green Energy has received provisional approvals for setting up two wind power projects for an investment of over $500 million.

Kanchana Wijesekara said in a tweet that he met officials of Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) and Sustainable Development Authority to discuss the progress of renewable energy projects.

Adani Green Energy has received provisional approvals for two wind projects of 286 MW in Mannar and 234 MW in Pooneryn for an Investment of over $500 million, IANS reported.

“21 of 46 projects that were delayed due to CEB Act amendments will enter into PP agreements next week. 26 renewable proposals from EOIs that were given Provisional Approvals to be expedited with grid clearance and transmission plans and other proposals to be evaluated within 30 days,” the minister said in another tweet.