Sapugaskanda Power Plant runs out of Furnace Oil; CEB switches to Diesel

Sapugaskanda Power Plant runs out of Furnace Oil; CEB switches to Diesel

Sapugaskanda Power Plant runs out of Furnace Oil; CEB switches to Diesel

Written by Zulfick Farzan

18 Jan, 2022 | 2:34 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Electricity generation at the Sapugaskanda Power Plant has come to a grinding halt, as it has run out of furnace oil.

The Ceylon Electricity Board said it is taking all necessary measures to prevent a possible power outage on Tuesday (18) by using diesel to generate electricity.

The CEB added that the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has started delivering 900 MT of fuel to generate electricity.

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