Dannish Wind Turbine maker Vestas to Build the Largest Wind Farm of Sri Lanka

Danish wind turbine-maker Vestas announced that it has received an order from Sri Lanka’s power supplier Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to install a 104MW wind park in Mannar

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The order was awarded through an international tender, which underlines Vestas’ broad range of capabilities and solutions that can provide low cost wind energy across the globe. The project was conceived by CEB and is fully funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB).


Located on Mannar Island in Sri Lanka, Vestas will provide the Mannar Wind Power Project Phase 1 (100 MW) with delivery, installation and commissioning of 30 V126-3.45 MW wind turbines, as well as civil and electrical work.

The project will also include full scope Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) based service agreement as well as a Vestas Online® Business SCADA solution.

Access Engineering PLC has been awarded with the civil works of Ceylon Electricity Board’s (CEB) 100MW Mannar Island wind farm project that is financed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

The scope of the project includes dilapidation survey and geo-technical investigations, architectural and structural design of buildings, roads and tower foundation, pilling, construction of foundation for wind turbines, installation of medium voltage cables, design, supply and installation of optical fibre cables, CCTV and intercom systems and road infrastructure works.

The construction works of the project is to commence in early 2019 and is expected to be completed by late 2020.

Launched as the first phase of harnessing the wind electric potential in the Mannar region, the project is expected to develop 375 MW under four phases.