Due to inclement weather conditions the Norochcholai coal power plant was not running to its full capacity during the last few days. After maintenance work the power plant started supplying its full electricity capacity of 900 MW to the national grid from today, Power and Renewable Energy Minister Mr. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said.
The Minister announced this participating on an inspection tour to accelerate the construction of Kegalle Urban Council Stadium, which is being built at a cost of Rs. 300 million.
After the inspection tour the Minister Power and Renewable Energy Mr. Ranjith Siyambalapitiya further said that the national grid had become normal following the addition of Norochcholai power station that contribute for a large portion of electricity of the grid.
Political authority and people of the area participated the occasion.