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Sri Lanka can ill-afford even one coal power plant at 80% capacity utilisation

Aug 11, 2016 8:01:59 PM - ft.lk

 It was announced in the media that the Ceylon Electricity Board has submitted its revised Long Term Generation Plan and this new document also envisages the establishment of another coal power plant. 
Even in 2015 the existing coal power plant operated at 54% capacity and when it operates at 80% capacity, it could bring about catastrophic results which could be quantified based on documented scientific literature available in the domain of public knowledge.