Cablegate: Btios T/0005 and T/0011 Amendments - Coal
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UNCLAS COLOMBO 001516
USDOC FOR 4530/MAC/ANESA/OSA
EMBASSIES FOR FCS OFFICES
TAGS: BTIO CE ECONOMICS
SUBJECT: BTIOS T/0005 AND T/0011 AMENDMENTS - COAL
POWER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
REF: COLOMBO CABLES 0266 AND 02259 (2002)
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
9. S4911.... ELECTRIC POWER, GENERATION & TRANSMISSION
S1796.... POWER GENERATING EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION
S5084.... POWER PLANT MACHINERY, EXCEPT ELECTRICAL
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
7.Applications should be received on or before
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
Commercial Attach, U.S. Embassy
210 Galle Road, P.O. Box 106
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone: 94-1-448007 Fax: 94-1-437345