Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Electrical Power Board has kicked off a younger for the occasion of as a lot as 165 MW (AC) of ground-mounted PV duties on a assemble, private, and performance basis.

The photograph voltaic crops can range in measurement from 1 MW to 5 MW and can in all probability be associated to actually one of many 20 grid substations outlined inside the tender documents, subject to functionality at each grid substation.

The chosen builders will design, finance, procure, assemble, price, perform, and hold the photograph voltaic crops and all associated gear and firms. They’ll even procure or lease land required for the duties, meet the whole worth of grid interconnection, and secure all environmental clearances, authorities approvals, and statutory licenses.

They’re going to sign 20-year PPAs with the Ceylon Electrical Power Board for the provision {of electrical} vitality ranging from the date of enterprise operation. Candidates can submit a number of proposals for each grid substation as a lot as its functionality. The deadline for functions is Might 3.

Sri Lanka recorded 714 MW of photograph voltaic functionality by the highest of 2022, consistent with the Worldwide Renewable Energy Firm.