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First hybrid power plant opened in Lanka

Press Trust of India  |  Colombo 

today opened its first hybrid power plant with a capacity of 60 KW that will generate electricity using wind, solar and diesel.

Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya inaugurated the plant in Eluvathivu Island in Jaffna.


The new plant with a capacity of 60 KW will generate electricity using wind, solar and diesel.

It has been built with the financial assistance rendered by the Asian Development and the Ceylon Electricity Board aiming the promotion of green energy at a cost of 187 million Sri Lankan rupees, the Lk reported.

One unit generated by this power plant will cost about 9.14 Sri Lankan rupees.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, February 10 2017. 18:22 IST
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