Sri Lanka issues RfP for 30 MW of ground-mounted, floating solar

Aug 31, 2022 08:29 AM ET
  • Sri Lanka's Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has released an affordable tender for the construction of ground-mounted and floating solar plants with an incorporated capacity of 30 MW.
Sri Lanka issues RfP for 30 MW of ground-mounted, floating solar
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According to the Request for Proposals (RfP) launched on Monday, the government-owned utility is seeking bids for solar (PV) selections of between 1 MW as well as 5 MW each, to be mounted throughout 5 locations providing grid substations with available capacity.

The affordable option is being performed on a worldwide level, CEB claimed. The bidding process will certainly be open till October 27, 2022.

The projects will be developed on a build-own-operate (BOO) basis. The scope of work includes the style, funding, purchase construction, commissioning, procedure as well as upkeep of the PV plants as well as relevant devices, along with transmission infrastructure. Winners will certainly sign 20-year power purchase contracts (PPAs) with CEB.

Independently, CEB has a recurring tender to choose service providers for the advancement and also building and construction of a 100-MW solar park project in Sri Lanka's Uva district, likewise on a BOO basis. Bids in the solicitation will certainly be approved by October 21, 2022.

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