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Hydroelectricity generation surpassed 60% of the total electricity generation

EnergyOct 22, 2023
Hydroelectricity generation surpassed 60% of the total electricity generation

The favorable weather has helped Sri Lanka to reduce the costly source of electricity generation such as thermal power generation via oil to the lowest for the year. The contribution of hydroelectricity now has reached 60% and the electricity Reservoir are pilling up.

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