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Cablegate: Btios T/0005 and T/0011 Amendments - Coal

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UNCLAS COLOMBO 001516

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 4530/MAC/ANESA/OSA
EMBASSIES FOR FCS OFFICES

E.O 12958:N/A
TAGS: BTIO CE ECONOMICS
SUBJECT: BTIOS T/0005 AND T/0011 AMENDMENTS - COAL
POWER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

REF: COLOMBO CABLES 0266 AND 02259 (2002)

1.542/01/T0017
2.082803
3.TLMANLOWE
4.542
5.N
6A.CONTACT
6BSECRETARY
6CMINISTRY OF POWER AND ENERGY
C/O ADDITIONAL GENERAL MANAGER (COMMERCIAL)
CEYLON ELECTRICITY BOAR
1ST FLOOR, 50 CHITTAMPALAM A. GARDINER MAWATHA,
COLOMBO 00200, SRI LANKA
7.FAX: 94-1-2324132
8.201
9. S4911.... ELECTRIC POWER, GENERATION & TRANSMISSION
S1796.... POWER GENERATING EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION
S5084.... POWER PLANT MACHINERY, EXCEPT ELECTRICAL
11.COMMENTS:


1.Amendments to BTIOS: 542/01/T0005 AND T/0011

2.The Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL) invites
applications for pre-qualifications with or without
th or without
domestic participation for a 300 mw coal power project
through Build Own Operate (BOO) basis.

3.The 300 mw plant with possibilities for future
expansion would be offered to the private sector for
development through a competitive bidding process.

4.The pre-qualified parties should undertake the
design, finance, engineering, procurement,
construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance
of the plant for a period not less than 20 years.

5.The coal power project is being promoted by the
GOSL on a priority basis. The selected bidder will be
eligible to a range of incentive under the Board of
Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI).

6.Interested parties may obtain pre-qualification
documents from the above address on a non refundable
fee of Sri Lanka Rupees 50,000/- (US$1 = SLRS.97/-).
The request must clearly state "Request for Pre-
qualifications for the BOO Development of the Coal
Power Plant" and also state the identity of the
requesting party.

7.Applications should be received on or before
fore
SEPTEMBER 30, 2003 AT 10:00 HRS (local time). Please
check www.esc.gov.lk for more information.

REMARKS: The U.S. Embassy would appreciate receiving
notification of U.S. firms' interest, which can be sent
to:
Commercial Attach, U.S. Embassy
210 Galle Road, P.O. Box 106
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone: 94-1-448007 Fax: 94-1-437345
E-mail: ManloweTL@state.gov
Lunstead
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