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Vavuniya - Killinochchi Transmission Line Project

Project Goals / Objective
To restore the grid electricity in Northern Province and to maintain uninterrupted quality power supply

To cater power supply to Kilinochchi and suburbs and to connect Jaffna Peninsula to national transmission grid

Millennium Development Goal
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Loan Agreement No.
SL – P83

Executing Agency
Ministry of Power and Energy

Implementing Agency
Ceylon Electricity Board

Funding Agencies
GoSL –Government of Sri Lanka
JBIC - Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Ceylon Electricity Board

Project Cost
US $ -17 Mn (US $ 11.5Mn & GOSL – US $ 5.5Mn)

Project Area (Northern Province)
Kilinochchi District               
Mullaitivu District                   
Vavuniya District

Specified Location
-    Vavuniya
-    Mullaitivu
-    Kilinochchi       

Project Period     
3 years (Revised 5th July of 2010 to 4th of July 2012)

Expected Out put        
-63MVA, 132/33kV Grid substation at Kilinochchi
-73 km, Zebra double circuit 132kV transmission line from Vavuniya GS to proposed Kilinochchi GS