Breakdown reported at Norochcholai Power Plant

Breakdown reported at Norochcholai Power Plant

August 15, 2022   10:52 am

A breakdown is reported in Unit 1 of the Norochcholai Power Plant and the technical staff members are currently working to identify the fault, Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera says.

Meanwhile, Unit 2 is undergoing scheduled maintenance work, however, Unit 3 will continue to operate, he said further taking to his official Twitter handle.

Owing to the situation, the West Coast Power and other fuel power plants will be used to manage the power supply for the time being, the lawmaker added.

 

There has been a breakdown in the Unit 1 of Norochcholai Power Plant. Technical staff is working to identify the fault. Unit 2 is undergoing scheduled maintenance work. Unit 3 will continue to operate. West Coast & other Fuel Power Plants will be used to manage the supply.

— Kanchana Wijesekera (@kanchana_wij) August 15, 2022
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