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20 Feb 2021

Sri Lanka's First Waste-to-Energy Plant Project Started

20 Feb 2021  by WorldEnergy   

Sri Lankan local media reported on February 18 that Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa hosted the launching ceremony of Sri Lanka's first waste-to-energy plant. This 10-megawatt power plant was built by Western Power Company, a subsidiary of Aitken Spence PLC, with a total investment of Rs 15 billion and can process 600-800 tons of municipal waste per day.

At present, Western Power Company has signed a waste supply agreement with the Colombo City Council and a 20-year standard power purchase agreement with the Ceylon Electric Power Authority.

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