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mini-hydro power projects coming up
All measure are in place to construct 200 mini-hydro power projects in Sri Lanka,Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka said.
Various countries operate mini-hydro power projects. Sri Lanka is the only country which operates such power projects in a successful manner, the minister said.-->
Opening the country's first community hydropower plant, which generates 18 kilowatt in Kaduaruwandola, Athuraliya, the Minister pointed out that small scale hydropower projects provide great assistance by adding to the national grid to supply electricity to rural areas.
He said the private sector implemented around 100 mini-hydro power projects in Sri Lanka and measures are in place to implement another 200 in the future.