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Saturday, 22 September 2012 - 7:55
Moves to reconnect Jaffna Peninsula to national power grid
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The Ceylon Electricity Board is planning to reconnect Jaffna Peninsula to the national electricity grid on September 25th, after a lapse of over two decades.

Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said the Vavuniya - Kilinochchi Transmission Project was implemented according to the Mahinda Chinthana Vision for Future.

A double circuit zebra transmission line was constructed from Vavuniya to Kilinochchi.

They are capable of supplying power to Kilinochchi, Mannar, Mullaitivu and Jaffna districts.

A total of 238 transmission plants were constructed at 3,200 million rupees from Vavuniya to Kilinochchi.

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