Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will add significant new energy efficient generation capacity immediately to the CEB system to minimize the cost of power shortages. By helping to minimize Sri Lanka's reliance on hydropower, it will stabilize Sri Lanka's power supply capability in a manner consistent with the low cost energy options identified by the GOSL. Finally, because the Project attracts private capital to the power sector, it frees up GOSL funds to meet other pressing financing requirements in the social ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 34912-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7167/1815
Approval Date 19 Dec 2000
Closing Date 15 Dec 2003
Geographical Location Sri Lanka
Sector Energy
Subsector Conventional energy generation
Safeguard Categories Environment: A


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