With the commencement of the second and third stage of the Sampoor and Norochcholai Coal power stations, there will be a considerable reduction in the power generation costs says the Minister of Power and Energy Attorney Pavithra Wanniarachchi.
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She pointed out that while during the past year 70% of the country’s power generation was obtained through thermal power plants, it was also costing the government a huge amount to generate power to meet the demand. However the minister pointed out[...]

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Russia has pledged support to boost Sri Lanka’s export sector.
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During a meeting with Minister of Power and Energy, Attorney at Law Pavitra Wanniarachchi, Russian Ambassador Alexander Karchava said Rassia was prepared to widen the investment opportunities in Sri Lanka. He pointed out that bi-lateral relations between[...]

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Marking a new milestone in Sri Lanka’s thermal power generation, agreement signed for the Sampoor Coal power project….
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Further strengthening the ties between India and Sri Lanka, the agreement was signed for the proposed Sampoor coal power station in Trincomalee today (07) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo. The Ceylon Electricity Board signed the agreement on[...]

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The largest consignment of locally made transformers exported to Ethiopia
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The largest consignment of transformers made locally by Lanka Transformer company a subsidiary of the Lanka Electric Company, was exported recently to Ethiopia. The token presentation of 1660 transformers was made by the minister of power and energy Attorney[...]

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A group of visiting Japanese senate members met the minister of power and energy
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A group of visiting Japanese senate members met the minister of power and energy Attorney Pavithra Wanniarachchi recently (28 Sept), and held extensive discussions on the developments in the power sector. The Japanese delegation was headed by Eriko Yamatani[...]

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Since the appropriate forview of HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, there has been an enormous progress in the Local Engineering field ..
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I consider its an honour to speak few words at such an important event of engineering profession and I would like to convey my gratitude to the Institute of engineers of Sri Lanka for inviting me. In attending this event I was reminded of some of engineering[...]

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Pakistan points out that Sri Lanka is a leader in the region in the power and energy management sector.
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The state minister of power and water Hon. Chaudhry Abib Sher Ali made this comment during a courtesy call on the minister of power and energy Attorney Pavithradevi Wanniarachchi on 17 August, at the ministry. He further praised the steps taken by Sri[...]

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The Potential Expectation of Sri Lanka is, to build Natural Gas Power Plants (LNG)
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Hon. Minister Pavithra Wanniararchchi stated that the potential expectation of Sri Lanka is, to commence Liquid Gas Power Plants. Minister shows the possibility of totally establishing the Kerawalapitiya thermal power plant as a Natural Gas Power Plant[...]

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Sri Lanka is way ahead in power and energy management and preservation
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Among the developing countries Sri Lanka holds the leading position when it comes to minimising the losses that occurs during power transmission and distribution, claims the minister of power and Energy Attorney Pavithra Wanniarachchi. She pointed out[...]

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