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Sri Lankan garment manufacturer could invest in Bangladeshi renewables

Although the Windforce clean power developer controlled by garment maker Hirdaramani has not been forthcoming in response to pv magazine, it is reportedly considering installing 20-50 MW of solar and/or wind power capacity in the nation.

Financing large scale renewables in emerging economies

pv magazine has taken part in a webinar examining the thorny issue of financing clean energy generation in developing markets.

Sri Lanka seeks consultants for $100m solar project

The project will be developed under a credit line facility from the Exim Bank of India.

Trina announces its first shipment of 500 W modules

The Chinese manufacturer says the first products exited the factory 11 days after mass production started. The panels were launched by the company late last month.

Sri Lanka launches 150 MW solar tender

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Electricity Board is seeking proposals for 20 solar power projects ranging in size from 3 MW to 10 MW. The projects are part of the third phase of the ‘Soorya Bala Sangramaya’ (Battle for Solar Energy) program.

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Tender for megawatt scale solar-plus-storage launched in Sri Lanka

A planned 10 MW solar project will be coupled with a storage system with a minimum capacity of 8 MWh. The facility will be near Hambantota in southern Sri Lanka.

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Singapore fund and British developer eye stake in UK government’s south Asian renewables company

U.K. developer Lightsource BP – in which oil and gas giant BP has a significant minority stake – and its Singapore fund partner EverSource Capital are reportedly ready to take up all the $100 million slice of Ayana Renewable Power which is being put up for sale.

ADB supports rooftop solar in Sri Lanka with $50 million

The funds will be used to finance the Battle for Solar Power Programme, a loan scheme for households and businesses willing to install rooftop PV under net metering or net accounting mechanisms.

Sri Lanka issues tender for 90 MW of solar

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) is tendering 90 PV power plants with a capacity of 1 MW each. The deadline to submit project proposals is March 23, 2018.

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Sri Lanka extends deadline for 10 MW solar tender

Through the tender, which was launched in July, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) hopes to build a 10 MW PV facility near Vavunathivu, a town in Batticaloa District.