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Cabinet approves proposal to set-up three coal power plants in the country

29 May 2019 - 177   - 0

Cabinet approval has been granted to set-up three coal power plants in the country.

Two 300 megawatt coal power plants will be set-up in Trincomalee while another 300 megawatts power plant will be constructed in Norochcholai.

The construction of the Norochcholai coal power plant is expected to be conclude within two years, according to a cabinet proposal put forward by Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake.

(Reporting by Damith Wickramasekara)

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