Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project is to build, own, operate, and transfer a 163 MW diesel-based combined-cycle power generating plant at a cost of $104 million under a 20-year concession agreement with the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL). The plant is located within Ceylon Electricity Board's (CEB) existing Kelanitissa power station premises in the northern part of Colombo. CEB will purchase the capacity and energy output of the Project under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). The GOSL will guarantee the payment obligations of CEB under the PPA. Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 34912-014
Project 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 / Subsector Classification Energy
/ Conventional Energy
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Safeguard Categories Environment: A

Results Delivered

Installed energy generation capacity (megawatt equivalent) 163

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Aniruddha V. Patil
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Private Sector Investment Funds & Special Initiatives Div

PDS Creation Date
31 Jul 2006

Last PDS Update
31 Aug 2006