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10 more megawatts to the National Power Grid

Jun 25, 2010 12:31:15 PM - itnnews.lk

Another 10 megawatts of power will be added to the National Power Network on the 10th of next month. This was revealed by Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka.

The Minister said wind power will become one of the main sources of energy in the country. Wind power had not been exploited for a long period. . It is hoped to transform Kalpitiya into a Wind Power generating zone. The Government is mulling over to further improve this source of energy. It will be possible to supply power to many remote villages. The Minister revealed of plans to to make use of Wind Power, Solar Power and Bio Gas.

The Minister was speaking during an observation tour of the Wind Power Plant in Puttalam. 20 Wind Power Plants have already been established in Kalpitiya. The Minister said that five more are being built.