Chairman of the Ceylon Electricity Board Dr. Wimaladharma Abeywickrama states that power generation at the stalled Norochcholai power plant has been restored.
According to Dr. Abeywickrama the technical fault at the power plant has been
ascertained and redressed while he also went onto say that its full capacity may be synchronized to the national grid by this evening.
Meanwhile speaking to our news team Deputy Minister of Power & Energy stated that it was impossible to synchronize the capacity of the Norochcholai power plant to the national grid by this evening.
Hence the deputy minister noted that power cuts would continue to be implemented within the course of today & tomorrow.