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Private & Public sector generators to be integrated to National Grid

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has commenced discussions to integrate the power generated through stand-by generators owned by Private and Public sector institutions into the National Grid.“The generators owned by Private and Public sector institutions are only used during power outages or sudden breakdowns. These generators are capable of generating around 2,000 MW of power, and given the prevailing crisis, these resources could be integrated into the National Grid to address the issue,” Janaka Ratnayake, the Chairman of the PUCSL told News 1st on Wednesday (Jan.

26).According to Ratnayake, there are generators capable of generatin 60 MW of power at 10 locations in Colombo city, while the generator at the Hambantota Convention Centre could generate 5MW of power, which is sufficient to power the entire city of Hambantota.Plans have been prepared to use the generators until the prevailing power crisis is resolved, PUCSL Chairman Janaka Ratnayake further noted.

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COLOMBO (News 1st): The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has commenced discussions to integrate the power generated through stand-by generators owned by Private and Public sector institutions into the National Grid.“The generators owned by Private and Public sector institutions are only used during power outages or sudden breakdowns. These generators are capable of generating around 2,000 MW of power, and given the prevailing crisis, these resources could be integrated into the National Grid to address the issue,” Janaka Ratnayake, the Chairman of the PUCSL told News 1st on Wednesday (Jan.
COLOMBO (News 1st); Three dead bodies were discovered from three separate locations in Colombo City on Monday (10).An unidentified body of a male was discovered on the Wellawatte Beach on Monday (10) morning.Police said the deceased may be between the ages of 40 & 55 years and is yet to be identified.The body was moved to the Kalubowila Hospital morgue while the Wellawatte Police launched an investigation.At the same time, another unidentified body of a male was discovered on the Bambalapitiya Beach on Monday (10) morning.Police said the deceased may be between the ages of 40 & 50 years and is yet to be identified.The body was moved to the Kalubowila Hospital morgue while the Bambalapitiya Police launched an investigation.Meanwhile, the body of a 56-year-old man who was reported missing since Sunday (9) night was found under a bridge close to the Kolonnawa Oil Storage Complex.The deceased was identified as a resident of Wellampitiya.

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