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Sri Lanka signs hydropower project deal with China

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Electricity Board has awarded a US$82 million hydropower plant deal to China, government officials told media outlets.

The 35-MW run-of-river hydro plant (known as the Broadlands project) on Sri Lanka's Kelani River will be built by China National Electric Equipment Corporation (CNEEC) and connected to the grid by 2014.

In other news, the Adavikanda small hydropower project in Sri Lanka has been registered as a Clean Development Project under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

The hydro project has an installed capacity of 6.5 MW and was developed by Alternate Power Systems Ltd, reports indicate.

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