Broadlands Hydro Power Plant work begins on July 15 | Daily News

Broadlands Hydro Power Plant work begins on July 15

Construction of the Broadlands Hydro Power Plant is to commence on July 15. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Power and Energy Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi will preside.

The first foundation is to be laid on July 15 at 11 a.m. for the Broadlands Hydro Power Plant in Polpitiya, Kithulgala. The hydro power plant will add another 35 Mega Watts to the national electricity grid. It will generate 126 Giga watts annually.

The power station is estimated to cost US $ 82 million. The International Development Bank in China will provide 85 percent out of the total cost.