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Cabinet approves a fourth generator at Norochcholai

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The Cabinet of Ministers has approved plans to build a fourth generator with a capacity of 300 MW as an expansion of the  Norochcolai coal power plant.

This is in accordance with the Sri Lanka Future Electricity Generation plan and the Least Cost Long Term Generation Expansion Plan (LCLTGEP) 2018-2037 by Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka which also had received approval from the cabinet.

The proposal was presented by Minister of Power and Energy Ravi Karunanayake.