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Power cut will be imposed in certain areas in the country from tomorrow for around two hours due to break down at the Lakvijaya and Kerawalapitiya power plants, the CEB announced.

Due to the breakdown there will be a shortfall of 400 MW in the West coast of the country.
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  • Dadoriya Sunday, 22 July 2012 12:07 PM

    So the cat is out of the bag. These are plants that were commission not too long ago.

    Houdini Sunday, 22 July 2012 12:35 PM

    So... let me ask is the tax payer funded The 900MW Norocholai Coal Power Station firing blanks ???

    Premalal Sunday, 22 July 2012 12:59 PM

    It would be another huge blow to the economy. Production and even services especially in the small and medium sector industries will be devastated. Miracle of Asia in action

    IrangaJ Sunday, 22 July 2012 01:07 PM

    The newest power stations are non functional !

    Ranjith Monday, 23 July 2012 01:18 AM

    God knows, CEB thinks, "People will adjust to that if they announce early "
    What a wonderful country we live.

    Cyclops Sunday, 22 July 2012 01:28 PM

    So now the excuse is breakdown in the power plants? Funny it couldn't wait till after the elections!!!

    senavi Sunday, 22 July 2012 01:14 PM

    May be all important Colombo and its privileged inhabitants who live off the productivity of the provinces spared

    lankademocrazy Sunday, 22 July 2012 01:24 PM

    Wonder of Asia!!!!! Still can't even provide uninterrupted energy... a pathetic state of affairs!!!

    Yohan Perera Sunday, 22 July 2012 02:24 PM

    Miracles boys... miracles...

    Soothsayer Sunday, 22 July 2012 02:31 PM

    Any hints as to how much or which part of the western side of the country?

    xxxx Thursday, 26 July 2012 06:55 AM

    what two hours.. Power cut was only for 2 hours a day but in Boralesgamuwa the power cut yesterday was for 3hours and 15 minutes form 3:30PM till 6:45PM agin in the night from 9:15PM till 9;45 for the day 3:45 hours .. never do the things they say.. end of the day public suffer from more than 2 hours power cut.

    chinthanaya Monday, 23 July 2012 05:33 AM

    this is what you call the Chinthanaya at its best!!!

    2 hours per day, businesses are going to suffer, people are going to suffer, but the fat politicians are having fun at our expenses with Generators, and a economic outlook that does and will not affect them!!!!

    Jayaweea

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 23 July 2012 05:35 AM

    When the power-hungry politicians have all the powers to do whatever within their powers and beyond, we poor consumers are powerless to do anything except to get shocks when the bill for power arrives.

    Game Over Monday, 23 July 2012 06:01 AM

    Not necessarily... The tanks are not filled up and we cannot meet the demand. The minister has to cook up some story to coverup his former statement of not having power cuts. this is only a coverup story for sure. In short, our planing sucks !

    Anil Monday, 23 July 2012 06:01 AM

    Norocholai was supposed to end all our troubles.Looks like the Chinese dumped obsolete plants on us.


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