Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka's coal power plant to resume operations today after breakdown
Wed, Jan 8, 2014, 09:32 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's power monopoly, Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said the country's only coal power plant in Norochcholai will be reactivated today after its latest break down.

The China-built Lakvijaya Power Station broke down on January 5th for the 25th time since its commissioning in March 2010.

Deputy General Manager of the Electricity Generating Division M.C. Wickrama told the National Radio that the repairs are nearing completion.

According to the official, a water leak occurred in a small tube in one of the boilers was the reason for the recent shut-off.

He said they had to wait for the temperature of the boiler to drop in order to carry out the repairs.

The malfunction occurred two days after the power station was re-started following a lapse of over two weeks.

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka\'s China-built coal power plant breaks down again for the 25th time

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Voter turnout around 65 percent at Sri Lanka provincial polls
-- [57 minutes ago]
Violence reported during voting in Sri Lanka's Uva Province
-- [2 hours ago]
Four Army soldiers in Sri Lanka killed when earth mound collapses
-- [2 hours ago]
Maldivian, Sri Lankan Presidents discuss ways of enhancing bilateral relations
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lanka looking to coal and renewables for energy needs - report
-- [8 hours ago]
Special security programme in Uva Province during poll
Voting begins for Sri Lanka's Uva Provincial Council elections today
Former principal of Sri Lanka's Trinity College donated Rs. 202 million college's funds to LTTE - police
Sri Lanka Marxist party complains to HR Commission against Ministry order to gather info on party supporters
Sri Lanka Cricket decides to appoint Marvan Atapattu as Head Coach

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.