ABB Bags Rs 256-Crore Order In Sri Lanka
Power and automation technology firm ABB has bagged a contract worth Rs 256 crore from the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to supply two 220 kV substations and upgrade an existing substation in Sri Lanka. The new substations will be constructed at Polpitiya in the Central Province and Padukka near the capital, Colombo, in the Western Province, while the existing substation at Pannipitiya, a suburb of Colombo, will be augmented, a release issued here said today. The project is scheduled for completion in 2017. “We are pleased to support Sri Lanka’s efforts to develop a reliable grid. These substations will address the growing demand for electricity and boost transmission capacity,” ABB India Managing Director Bazmi Husain said.