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Kilinochchi - Chunnakam Transmission Line Project

Project Goals / Objective
1. Cater the increasing demand in Northern Province
2. Improve the quality & reliability of supply in the Northern part of the Island
3. Reconnect Jaffna District with the national grid there by reduces the cost of thermal generation at Jaffna
4. Reduce the low voltage problem encountered at present at Jaffna

Purpose

1. Cater the increasing demand in Northern Province
2. Improve the quality & reliability of supply in the Northern part of the country

Millennium Development Goal
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger

Loan Agreement No.
2626 - SRI


Executing Agency
Ministry of Power and Energy

Implementing Agency
Ceylon Electricity Board

Funding Agencies
ADB - Asian Development Bank

Project Cost
US $ - 28.72 Mn

Project Area (Northern Province)
Jaffna District
Kilinochchi District               


Project Period    
3 years (Revised – 02nd September of 2010 to 30th of September 2013)

Expected Out put   
To make the country’s power supply more reliable and high quality to have easy and accurate analysis and morning of the Protection system of the 220kV transmission network