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* All public institutions in Sri Lanka to have roof-top solar power plants
Wed, Aug 9, 2017, 06:59 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 09, Colombo: The Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said that the government has obtained the approval from the cabinet and the budget to establish solar panels on the roofs of all public institutions and thereby generate solar power.

The Minister said the ongoing 'Surya Bala Sangramaya' project targets to establish solar panels on the roofs of one million households and generate power. He also said that they are encouraging the people towards this target.

Minister made these remarks attending a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the technology laboratory at the St. Josephs Balika Vidyalaya, Kegalle.

 


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