Hydropower generation increases to 42%

Hydropower generation increases to 42%

Hydropower generation increases to 42%

Written by Staff Writer

16 Aug, 2019 | 12:14 pm

Colombo (News 1st): The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy says water capacity of the reservoirs in the hydro catchment areas have increased to 43% due to the recent heavy rains.

Media Spokesperson Sulakshana Jayawardene said that accordingly, hydropower generation has increased up to 42% of total electricity generation. However, he noted that hydropower generation is still a challenge.

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