Sri Lanka opens its first hybrid power plant

Sri Lanka opens its first hybrid power plant

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Sri Lanka has opened its first hybrid power plant with a capacity of 60 KW that will generate electricity using wind, solar and diesel.  Minister of Power and Renewable Energy of Sri Lanka, Ranjith Siyambalapitiya inaugurated the plant in Eluvathivu Island in Jaffna.  The new plant with a capacity of 60 KW will generate electricity using wind, solar and diesel.  It has been built with the financial assistance rendered by the Asian Development Bank and the Ceylon Electricity Board aiming the promotion of green energy at a cost of 187 million Sri Lankan rupees.  One unit generated by this power plant will cost about 9.14 Sri Lankan rupees.

Source: energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com

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