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Mini hydropower plants planned

Sep 16, 2010 4:49:21 AM - itnnews.lk

Minister Patalie Champika Ranawaka has said that measures will be taken to launch mini hydropower plants in the future.

Measures have been taken to generate power using regenerative wind and solar power. Participating in a meeting of the Trincomalee District electricity board employees, the Minister said that the concept of small scale power plants will be continuously promoted. The resources of the Electricity Board are worth 600 billion rupees. The Minister said institutions such as the Ceylon Electricity Board with a massive worker power will never be wiped out.