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Tuesday, 24 July 2012 - 18:57
Power cuts to effect 62 cities over 3 days
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The ministry of power and energy states that power cuts will be administered for 2 more days across 62 cities across the country.

According to the Ministry power outages will occur during morning for a period of 2 hours and 15 minutes while outages to power will occur during evening hours for a period of 45 minutes in selected parts of the island.

Meanwhile the Ministry of Power & Energy states that the Technical issue which occurred at the Lakwijaya power plant in Puttlam has been identified.

The cause has been ascertained by 3 groups comprising of local engineers and technicians.

According to the administration of the Lakwijaya power plant activities at the power house would be restored to its optimal capacity of 300 Mega Watts in 2 days.

Minister of Power & Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka speaking to our news team expressed these views.

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