Power System Reliability Strengthening Project (PSRSP)
In order to cope with the development of the country and to enhance the necessary power flow requirements of the transmission system to maintain a reliable and stable power system Transmission Planning Branch has proposed construction of grid substations and transmission lines under PSRSP Project. It is to be funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2021 and the total loan amount will be USD 200 Million. The project commenced in 2019 and expected to be completed by 2023.
Construction of 220kV/132kV Switching Station at Wariyapola, 220kV Switching station at Mirigama, 220kV/33kV grid substations at Kotadeniyawa and Kotugoda, 132kV/33kV grid substations at Tissamaharama, Baddegama, Homagama, Negombo, Wariyapola, Peliyagoda, Kalawana, 132kV/11kV gird substation at Kandy.
Augmentation of 132kV/33kV Embilipitiya and Matara Substations, Construction of 132kV bays at New Anuradhapura, Kurunegala, Matara and Hambantota grid substations
Construction of approximately 250km length of 220kV and 132kV transmission lines including Matara-Hambantota, New Anuradhapura-New Habarana, Hambantota-Tissamaharama, Kurunegala-Wariyapola south, Wariyapola south-Wariyaola, Wariyapola South-Kurunegala and Kukule-Kalawana.
Lands for the construction of substations have been identified and land procuring is underway at the moment. Line surveying, soil testing are in progress.