Electricity+generation+trials+begin+at+Moragahakanda
Saturday, 02 December 2017 - 19:23
Electricity generation trials begin at Moragahakanda
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Releasing of water from the Moragahakanda Reservoir for hydro-power generation commenced this afternoon (02) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.

With the prevailing showery weather condition, the water level required to generate electricity from the Moragahakanda Irrigation project was reached yesterday.

25 megawatts of electricity will be added to the national grid following testing activities scheduled to take place over a period of 4 days.

Speaking at the occasion, President Maithripala Sirisena stated that this was a dream he envisioned for the people in Rajarata, for a long time.

Meanwhile, 20 new district and electoral organizers of the SLFP received their letters of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena today.

The organizers have been appointed to Kandy, Gampaha, Colombo, Galle, Anuradhapura, Puttalam, Ratnapura, Ampara, and Batticaloa districts as well as to the Nuwara Eliya electorate.

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