Ceylon Electricity Board

From Global Energy Monitor

Ceylon Electricity Board is the national electricity utility in Sri Lanka "responsible for generation and transmission of electricity in the country, and is also responsible for the distribution and supply of electricity to about 90% of the customers."[1]

New Coal-Fired Power Station proposal

In late December 2006 the National Thermal Power Corporation, an Indian electricity generation company, announced that it "will be signing on 29th December 2006 a Memorandum of Agreement with Government of Sri Lanka and Ceylon Electricity Board for development of a 2X250 MW Coal based Power Project at Trincomalee in Sri Lanka. The project would be developed through a joint venture company between NTPC and Ceylon Electricity Board."[2] For more details see Sampur power station.

Contact details

No. 50,
Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha,
P.O.Box 540,
Colombo 02,
Sri Lanka.
Telephone (General) 94-011-2324471-8
Website: http://www.ceb.lk/

Articles and resources


  1. Ceylon Electricity Board, "National Grid Development Project: Short Initial Environmental Evaluation", March 2008.
  2. National Thermal Power Corporation, "Announcements 2006-07", National Thermal Power Corporation website, accessed June 2010.

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