Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Operations of two generators of Sri Lanka's coal power plant halted for maintenance
Sat, May 26, 2018, 11:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 26, Colombo: The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has taken steps to halt operations of two generators of the Norochcholai coal power plant for essential repairs.

The CEB said the second and third generators were to be shut down from this morning. Accordingly, only the first generator will be operational generating 200 MW electricity to the national grid.

Since there is sufficient water in hydropower reservoirs these days as torrential rains lashing the island, 55 percent of the daily power requirement will be produced by the hydropower stations.

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy said that the completion of the repairs of the 2nd and 3rd generators of the Norochcholai coal power plant will take up to 5 days.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
4th Contingent of Sri Lanka Air Force aviation unit for UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan passes out
-- [1 hour and 5 minutes ago]
School of Agriculture in Kundasale closed indefinitely as a fever spreads among students
-- [1 hour and 25 minutes ago]
Postal strike in Sri Lanka to continue as talks fail
-- [1 hour and 44 minutes ago]
Prices of several costly drugs to be reduced next month
-- [2 hours ago]
Bahrain impressed by Sri Lanka's high-quality products seeks to partner investors with local industries
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's manufacturing and services sectors recover in May 2018 following seasonal contraction
-- [4 hours ago]
US assures continued support to Sri Lanka and expand bilateral partnership after quitting UNHRC
SAITM Medical faculty will be abolished after integration of students to KDU - Higher Education Minister
Sri Lanka receives the US$ 584 mn third payment of Hambantota Port deal from Chinese company
Sri Lanka committed to eliminate barriers to business environment, facilitate investments- Finance Minister

Copyright © 2000, 2016 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.