Sunday, January 18, 2009

New power plant to light up Jaffna and suburbs

(SO)Over 650,000 electricity consumers in the Jaffna district will enjoy a 24-hour uninterrupted supply with the commissioning of its new 36 MV thermal power plant at Chunnakam, Jaffna on February 1.

The power plant has been constructed at a cost of US $ 25 million, by the Northern Power Company (NPC), a subsidiary of a Malaysian firm.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will ceremonially commission the plant on the invitation of Power and Energy Minister W.D.J. Seneviratne. Full Text