CCGT Power Plants in Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka
Operator: Sojitz Kelanitissa (Pvt) Ltd
Configuration: 232-MW, 1+1 CCGT with 9001E gas turbine
Fuel: fuel oil, naphtha
Operation: 2003
HRSG supplier: Doosan
T/G supplier: GE, BHEL, Alstom
Quick facts: The tender for this plant was in Jan 1998 and in Nov 1998 AES Corp was selected as the preferred bidder in consortium with Hayleys Ltd. In Dec 2000, the ADB supplied a $26mn loan and a $52mn syndicated loan from commercial banks under ADB’s political risk guarantee scheme. The developers secured a 20yr PPA with CEB. In Feb 2016, Sojitz Corp acquired a 90% stake in AES Kelantissa. Hayleys maintains a 10% stake.

Photograph courtesy of AES Kelantissa
Posted 12 Jan 2003

Location: Sri Lanka
Operator: West Coast Power (Pvt) Ltd
Configuration: 300-MW, 2+1 CCGT
Fuel: heavy oil, diesel oil
Operation: 2008-20093
HRSG supplier: NEM
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Lakdhanavi Ltd
Quick facts: This $300mn plant in Kerawalapitiya was inaugurated on 11 Dec 2008 by President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The operators have a 25yr PPA with CEB. The project was approved in 2005 and is LNG capable. The 25ac site was sand-filled and marshy and required extensive ground preparation before construction. Lakdhanavi structured a €152mn debt component for the scheme through HSBC. This was supported by export credit agencies in the USA, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, France and Austria.

Photograph courtesy of LTL Holdings (Pvt) Ltd
Re-posted 5 Jul 2013


Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 17-Apr-2017