All 3 generators at Norochcholai to resume operations from Monday

Saturday, 29 October 2016 - 12:55

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Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy says that all units of Norochcholai Lakvijaya Coal power plant will be activated from Monday

Planning Director and Media Spokesman of the Ministry Sulakshana Jayawardena told our news team that two units are currently in operation contributing power to the national grid, while the operations of the remaining power unit will be restored by Monday

Norochcholai power plant ceased its operations completely following a sudden power breakdown in its high tension lines. 

Meanwhile, addressing a media briefing held yesterday, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya stated that the committee appointed to probe into the sudden breakdown of the power plant is expected to issue its report in December.