Hydro Power generation increases

Sunday, 15 April 2018 - 15:15

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The water levels in reservoirs in hydro-power catchment areas have risen as a result of the prevailing rainy weather.

The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy noted that the water levels in 6 main reservoirs used for the generation of hydropower, were recorded to be at 52.6 percent.

Meanwhile, the Media Spokesperson of the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy, Sulakshana Jayawardena said that a generator of Norachcholai Coal Power Plant which was temporarily shut down due to maintenance work will be activated again by Saturday (Apr. 21).