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Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake said the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) would purchase 230 megawatts of electricity from two barge-mounted power plants in another two weeks.

He told Daily Mirror the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) approved the initiative to anchor the two floating power plants in Colombo and Galle. “We will purchase electricity at Rs.24.70 per unit,” he said.

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  • VJ Monday, 01 July 2019 08:28 PM

    This is no surprise to us. The minister did not waste any time after taking over the power ministry. Even the refusal to provide fuel by the CPC is part of this drama.

    Citizen Monday, 01 July 2019 08:34 PM

    Barge mounted power plants must be from some foreign country, designed and produced by their Engineers. What contribution Sri Lankan University qualified Engineers have made to Sri Lanka other than maintaining systems which any Technician could do. Do we need Engineering Faculties in Sri Lanka ?

    A Monday, 01 July 2019 09:04 PM

    Very must be happy RK

    Lankaputha Monday, 01 July 2019 09:28 PM

    Pathetic. Who gets the commission. Shared you all into you family?

    Damian Monday, 01 July 2019 11:55 PM

    How much is the deal worth ? Don’t forget?

    Samson Gorakana Tuesday, 02 July 2019 01:09 AM

    Keeping 5 cents in to Ravi's pocket Ravia goda. How many millions per day as pocket money.

    ara Tuesday, 02 July 2019 05:59 AM

    salli salli, commissions

    ravin Tuesday, 02 July 2019 06:37 AM

    And my commission would be?

    Ajith66 Tuesday, 02 July 2019 07:00 AM

    You are robbing the country. Why you stopped Solar roof net metering system ???

    Anura Tuesday, 02 July 2019 07:35 AM

    Commissions galore !! There should be full transparency before committing at this stage as everyone tries to get rich before next election! ! Remember Ravi regarding his Central Bank case which is still under investigation !!

    jaliya Tuesday, 02 July 2019 08:09 AM

    “We will purchase electricity at Rs.24.70 per unit,” At these prices per Kwh it looks like Ravi is also getting about Rs 3.57 per unit into his pocket .... well done tax payer !!

    Kumara Dharmarathne Tuesday, 02 July 2019 08:23 AM

    Please stop exaggerating, people of this country is aware that you are very smart in certain things.


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