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    Uninterrupted electricity supply soon: Minister reveals plan


    May 24, 2022 - NewsIn.Asia

     

      Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekara says that the government has decided to supply fuel for electricity generation as a priority, to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply in the country.

      He said that with the Norachcholai power plant expected to be back in full operation by tomorrow after the repair work and along with the hydro power generation, government is contemplating to provide uninterrupted power supply to the entire country by early next week.

      'Initial plan was to give uninterrupted electricity by 1st of June but now we are looking into whether we can start it from early next week' Minister said.

      The minister said that with this decision, he is expecting people to not hoard fuel for private power generators. Therefore, more fuel should be available for general public for transportation needs.

      Kanchana Wijesekara went on to say that the government expects to put an end to the power crisis on priority but the fuel crisis does not have a short term solution.

      He also said the government is planning to resume operations of the Sapugaskanda oil refinery as well. The minister expressed these views while addressing the media at a press briefing held at the ministry premised today (21).

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