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Poyry Wins 300MW Hydro Power Project In Sri Lanka

Poyry Wins 300MW Hydro Power Project In Sri Lanka

Poyry, a construction and engineering firm, won a 2 x 150 MW Uma Oya hydropower project from the Ministry of Irrigation, Sri Lanka for undertaking feasibility studies, design and construction supervision of the project.

The construction of the project is expected to start in early 2011 and will be undertaken by Farab International of Dubai. The project has a head of 700 mt and will comprise two dams and over 15km of water conveyance tunnels and an underground powerhouse.

The design phase is expected to be completed by the end of 2011. The main construction activities are scheduled to start in early 2011 and the power station will be commissioned in early 2016. Farab International of Dubai is the EPC contractor for the project. The project is expected to be commissioned in 2016