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Hydro power contributes 45 percent of Sri Lanka electricity generation in October

EnergyMar 4, 2020
Hydro power contributes 45 percent of Sri Lanka electricity generation in October
The seasonality of the power generation in Sri Lanka remains the same for the last five years. With seasonal monsoon rain, hydropower generation fills up 45% of the power generation. Coal power generation has been contributing around 35%, which remains at the same level in the recent past. But the contribution of renewable energies only around 10%, which has been stagnated even SL discuss more on Solar power generation during so many years.

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