India Worked For A Year To Get China Off Lanka Projects
The Times of India Delhi|December 04, 2021
New Delhi: It took India almost a year to get China out of three islands off the Jaffna peninsula. In January 2021, India was surprised with an announcement that the Ceylon Electricity Board had decided to award a contract for building “hybrid renewable energy systems” in three islands off the coast of Jaffna to a Chinese company, Sino Soar Hybrid Technology.
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The three northern islands, Delft, Nagadeepa, and Analthivu, are strategically positioned, and given India’s security sensitivities, red flags went off in New Delhi. The initial survey showed that such systems were bound to fail environmental scrutiny since diesel was part of the mix. Second, the company itself was only nominally private.

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