Electricity Concession if reservoirs remain full till October

Monday, 20 May 2013 - 18:57


National Electricity Consumers Movement states that since water levels in catchment areas have risen, the government is able to provide electricity to consumers at a reduced rate.


At present the water levels of catchment areas have risen to 67 % of its capacity.


Secretary of the National Electricity Consumers Movement Bandula Chandraseka speaking in this regard expressed the following views.




In reply Secretary to the Ministry of Power & Energy M.M.C. Ferdinando added that a decision regarding the price of electricity would only reached upon observing the Water levels of Catchment areas until October.



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