Mannar Wind Farm- CEB1 is a 103.5MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Northern, Sri Lanka. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Ceylon Electricity Board.

The project generates 400,000MWh electricity thereby offsetting 285,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $256.7m.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Ceylon Electricity Board under a power purchase agreement at the rate of $0.05kWh.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 30 units of V126-3.45MW turbines, each with 3.45MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

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About Ceylon Electricity Board

Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) is a power utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The utility generates electricity using thermal, wind and hydro sources. It purchases power from the private IPPs to distribute across Sri Lanka. The company develops and maintains coordinated and economical system of electricity supply across Sri Lank. It provides account and bill payment services through its online website. The company caters to domestic, commercial, residential, industrial, general purpose and street lighting customers. CEB is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka.


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