India should actively get involved in Sri Lankan power sector growth: BMS Batagoda

India should actively get involved in Sri Lankan power sector growth: BMS Batagoda

India should actively participate in Sri Lanka’s growing power sector, both traditional and renewable, a top government official has said. “India has a good opportunity and should actively participate. The two governments are active in exploring business potential,” B.M.S. Batagoda, Secretary, Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy, told visiting Indian journalists.

He also said the island nation’s government is looking at the possibility of three-way joint venture among Sri Lanka India and Japan in building an LNG terminal at Kerawalapitiya. Batagoda said the Sri Lankan government has asked its power utility  Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB)  and the Indian thermal power major NTPC Ltd to come up with a financial model for the proposed 500 MW liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fired power plant. Read More…

 

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