Old Laxapana is a 50MW hydro power project. It is located on Kehelgamu Oya river/basin in Central, Sri Lanka. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1950.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||50||50||–||Active||Central, Sri Lanka|
The project is currently owned by Ceylon Electricity Board with a stake of 100%.
Old Laxapana is a reservoir based project. Old Laxapana underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2011-2013. The project generated 271.476 GWh of electricity.
The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 12.5MW nameplate capacity.
The project got commissioned in 1950.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of pelton turbines, each with 8.33MW nameplate capacity.
The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro and Westinghouse Electric.
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