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* Sri Lanka cuts electricity transmission losses to 12%
Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 09:36 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 28, Colombo: The Power and Energy Ministry of Sri Lanka says that the losses encountered in the transmission of electricity has been reduced to 12 percent.

According to the Ministry transmission losses that were at 25% have been reduced to 12%.

The Ministry is considering to set up a power plant in Jaffna to compensate for the losses in the district. The new plant is expected to save up to Rs 1.5 billion.

The Power and Energy Ministry has also taken measures to modify and upgrade power plants that have been operating for a very long time.

According to a Ministry official, the authorities are trying to streamline the procedures to maximize efficiency in order to minimize the burdens on the people.



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