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Costly thermal electricity generation back again as hydro drop to 43% in December

EnergyDec 12, 2022
Costly thermal electricity generation back again as hydro drop to 43% in December
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Sri Lanka hydro electricity generation is seasonal, from mid-Oct to mid-Nov it contributed over 70%, but it has fallen to below 40% in December. That prompted to use of thermal electricity generation via coal and oil. Using oil for electricity generation is a costly affair and its contribution jumped from less than 1% to over 10% in December.

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