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Wind Farms for Sri Lanka

  SRI LANKA - The Sri Lankan Board of Investment has approved grants of up to US$68 million to four companies for two wind farms in Puttalam in the northwestern region of the country.
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Sri Lanka adds 10 mw of wind powerto national grid next month

  Jun 26, Colombo: Sri Lanka, in its drive to promote alternative sources of Energy, will add 10 megawatts of wind power to the national grid next month.
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OGPL to have 200 MW capacity wind farms overseas by 2013

  AHMEDABAD: Chennai based Orient Green Power Ltd (OGPL), an associate company of Shriram EPC Group, on Monday said its targeting to set up wind power farms overseas having total installed capacity of 200 MW by 2013, with an investment of around $300 million.
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Seguwantivu & Vidatamuni Sri Lanka's largest wind power project in Puttalam soon

  Sri Lanka's largest wind power project is to be commissioned in May this year under the government's initiative of producing 10 % of the country's' electricity from renewable energy sources by 2015.
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Sri Lanka's wind power potential

  With the enormous potential available, wind alone can cater to more than Sri Lanka's total power requirements.
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Suzlon Energy enters Sri Lankan wind market

  Indian wind turbine manufacturer Suzlon Energy has signed a deal to supply 10MW of wind power to Sri Lankan company Senok Wind Power. Suzlon Energy is committed to supply the turbines by the start of the fiscal year 2009, with project completion expected in fiscal year 2010.
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Shriram explores Sri Lanka wind power opportunities

  The Shriram Group will organize its wind power production facilities in Sri Lanka through Orient Green Power. The Chennai- based company has signed its final agreement with the board of investments in Sri Lanka during early part of this month and this agreement will enable to the company to avail tax concessions and other related incentives.
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Sri Lanka electricity utility goes for wind power

  July 01, 2010 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's state-run electricity utility will form a separate company to set up wind power plants, Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka said.
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Sri Lanka - Country Statement United Nations CSD 14

  Sri Lanka's current economic development policy framework (Mahinda Chintana) is a consolidation of Pro-poor growth strategies based on private and public sector participation in economic and social development.
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Wind to generate electricity - Seguvantivu & Vidatamuni Foundation Laying Ceremony

  Minister of Power and Energy, Patali Champika Ranawaka laid the foundation stone for the new wind power project in Daluwa in Nirmalapura today.
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Alternate energy project under BOI reduces dependence on fossil fuel-
PowerGen Wind farm

  One of the biggest challenges that Sri Lanka faces today is finding and using alternative energy sources. The search for alternate power generation for homes and industries is a continuous endeavour.
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Use Sustainable Energy - President

  If Sri Lanka is to reap the full benefits of the utilisation of sustainable energy, there must be a system that brings an income to electricity consumers as they can sell their excess electricity. Also all architectural designs should give priority to saving energy, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
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More wind power plants

  Hayleys Group and WindForce (Pvt) Ltd are currently building a 10 megawatt wind power plant at Nirmalapura at Kalpitiya in the Puttalam district with a total investment of Rs 2.3 billion.
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Wind Power Association formed

  The Wind Power Association of Sri Lanka was formed recently to promote and harness the much untapped wind energy resource in Sri Lanka.
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Seguvativu & Vidatamuni - Sri lanka largest wind power project to be commissioned in may this year in puttalama

  Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 28 -- The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka issued the following news release: Under the government's initiative of producing 10 % of the country's' electricity from renewable energy sources by 2015, Sri Lanka's largest wind power project is to be commissioned in May this year.
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Indian firm enters wind power business in the Island - PowerGen Project

  The Board of Investment has given approval to start work towards establishing a wind power plant in the Uppudaluwa area of Puttalam.
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Wind Power (The Island – by S. Sivathasan) Potential in Sri Lanka

  In 1979, the installed capacity worldwide, to generate electricity from wind power was 5 Mega watts(Mw). By end 2009, the capacity had increased to 159,213 Mw. It was an increase of over 31,000 times in 31 years. Sri Lanka had by end 2008 an installed capacity of 3 Mw, when the world had 121,188 Mw by that year. The CEB's wind monitoring programme covering an area of 1,500 square kilometers in South East Sri Lanka commenced in 1988. The potential was assessed at 200 Mw. Five wind turbines with an annual power generation capability of 4.5 Gwh were commissioned in1999. The total project cost was Rs. 260 million. Actual power delivery in 2008 was 3Gwh.
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Wind Energy Electricity Generation Is A Reality In Sri Lanka

  Garvin Karunaratne, formerly of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service under the heading "The Wind Turbines of Spain , France and Portugal " dated August 25, 2009 and published in an Internet Newspaper which highlights issues concerning Sri Lanka is of great value and concern.
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Wind energy can meet Sri Lanka's power requirement

  The wind-mapping results of Sri Lanka show many regions with good-to-excellent wind resources. The main wind season is from May-September, and the secondary wind season from December-February, according to Mr Ramesh Kymal, chairman and managing director, Gamesa Wind Turbines Pvt. Ltd.
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Sri Lanka Wind Energy News

  Sri Lanka Wind Energy News is an EIN News Service for wind energy industry professionals. Constantly updated news and information about Sri Lanka Wind Energy.
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