Generator at Norochcholai breaks down: Power cuts to be extended | Breaking News

The Unit-3 generator of the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant has been shut down due to a steam leak.

Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said maintenance work would be completed within three to five days.

“Fuel Power Plants will be utilized to manage the power generation until the repair work is completed,” he said.

Meanwhile, Public Utilities Commission Chairman Janaka Rathnayake said that power cuts may be extended due to the breakdown at the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant.

Accordingly, the announcement related to the extension of the power cut period is to be issued in the future.

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