February 28, 2024

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India has extended a USD 100 million Line of Credit to Sri Lanka to finance projects in solar energy sector.

About:

  • Agreement was signed between Sri Lankan government and Export-Import Bank of India.
  • This LOC will also ensure that Sri Lanka’s 70 percent power requirements are fulfilled by renewable energy sources by 2030.
  • LOC will also finance solar energy projects in Sri Lanka, announced during Founding Conference of International Solar Alliance (ISA) in 2018. It includes project like rooftop solar photo-voltaic systems for households and government buildings.
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