Hydro-Power Generation increased by 87.6% in First Quarter of 2018

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Heavy rains across the country had resulted in increasing Hydro Power generation by 87.6% to 650 GWh during the first quarter of the year 2018 compared to a year earlier, the latest government data highlights.

Furthermore, electricity generation had increased by 9.6% to 3,838 GWh during January-March 2018 from 3,500 GWh in the same period of 2017, according to the latest mid year fiscal position report of the Ministry of Finance

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