The construction of the Mannar Wind Power Plant is expected to be finished by the beginning of 2021, according to the State Information Office.
A 100MW wind power plant is being installed in Mannar under US$ 200 investment from the Asian Development Bank ( ADB). The physical progress of the project was 73 per cent and the building is scheduled to be finished by the beginning of 2021.
It is reported that 06 wind turbines can be installed at the power plant using US$ 47 million of the US$ 200 provided by ADB. This facility would increase the generating capacity of the power plant by almost 20MW.
The ADB ‘s policy approval for the said project was granted and the Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal put forward by the Ministry of Power to take further action in this regard.