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    Unit 3 of Norochcholai Power Plant suffers breakdown

    March 20, 2023 - Ada Derana


      Sri Lanka, March 19 -- The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has informed that Unit 3 of the Norochcholai Power Plant is inoperative due to a breakdown, Power & Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera says.

      According to him, the third generating unit was supposed to undergo major overhaul maintenance in April.

      Taking to Twitter, theminister noted that the CEB-owned diesel and fuel oil power plants will be utilized to ensure an uninterrupted supply of electricity until Unit 3 of the Norochcholai power plant is reconnected to the national grid.

      "There will be no power cuts due to the breakdown [the third generating unit]," Minister Wijesekera assured. Published by HT Digital Content Services with permission from Ada Derana. For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at contentservices@htlive.com


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