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Construction of hydropower plant in Sithawaka River commenced

Seethawaka riverOperating office of the small hydropower plant in Sithawaka River which expects to generate 20 Mw of electricity has opened the other day.

It is estimated that this large scale project will cost about Rs. 900 crores.


Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy participating as the chief guest of the event said that it is a pleasure to open such a project in his hometown.

A crowd including Chairman of the CEB Anura Wejepala, CEB officials and political leaders participated in the event.

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