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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2860

Government approves construction of Solar Park

Colombo, 22 December, (Asiantribune.com):

The Cabinet of Ministers have approved for a feasibility study for construction of a 100 Mw Solar Park in Siyambalanduwa, Monaragala.

This was a proposal made by Power and Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, to perform a feasibility study for construction of a 100 MW Solar Park in Siyambalanduwa, Monaragala.

“There is currently a global trend in generating electricity through renewable energy sources and a priority has been given to solar power. Accordingly, Solar Power Plants of 11.3 MW are being connected national grid and about 30 MW are being generated under net metering. Various projects have been implemented to improve the use of solar power and it has been planned to construct 03 Solar Parks with 100 MW each,” the govt. announced.

Accordingly, Solar Power Plants of 11.3 MW is expected to be connected to national grid and about 30 MW being generated under net metering. Various projects have been implemented to improve the use of solar power and it has been planned to construct 03 Solar Parks with 100 MW each.

There is currently a global trend in generating electricity through renewable energy sources and a priority has been given to solar power, the Cabinet paper stated.

- Asian Tribune -

Government approves construction of Solar Park
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