A multimillion-dollar project for the establishment of a solar power plant in Sri Lanka is underway with investment from three Japanese companies through a Japanese consortium. The companies – Shibatasyoji Co., Sawada Co. and WQ Inc. – are renowned for their extensive expertise in establishing solar power plants in Japan and this pioneering scheme in venturing out to Sri Lanka will provide the country with the optimum knowledge in this area of competence. The Japanese experts conducted a series of extensive research in this field, concluding that Sri Lanka is one of the most viable countries for solar power.