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11 June 2017 11:01 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Consumers should use electricity sparingly as water levels had gone down considerably in power generating reservoirs, Power and Energy Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said.

"Despite the rainfall in the last few days, the water levels had not gone up considerably in reservoirs. Therefore we would have to produce electricity using alternative energy sources. That is for continuous producing of electricity. Therefore people have to use electricity sparingly," the Minister stated.

The Minister said at a ceremony at the historical Muhudu Maha Viharaya in Pottuvil, where he offered a solar panel system under the "Suriyabala Sangramaya Programme."

  Comments - 6

  • usaguy Monday, 12 June 2017 08:17 AM

    yes good idea but I thought you said there will never be power cuts again so why use sparingly because you are not giving it free anyway. via DM Android App

    Bubble Banda Monday, 12 June 2017 09:59 AM

    Keep up your promise Ranjith, we don't want power cuts anymore.

    dhanush Monday, 12 June 2017 02:55 PM

    we have to use electricity sparingly because to save the environment via DM Android App

    Citizen Ash Monday, 12 June 2017 05:41 PM

    First implement in all government institutions and temples. Thats where the biggest waste is. via DM Android App

    Citizen Ash Monday, 12 June 2017 05:42 PM

    publish a toll free number to report abuse via DM Android App Monday, 12 June 2017 06:16 PM

    Where were you during wesak

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