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January 13, 2022

Polpitiya, Sri Lanka

By Carmen

Polpitiya is a 75MW hydro power project. It is located on Keleni river/basin in Sri Lanka. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1969.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 75 75 Active Sri Lanka

Description

The project is currently owned by Ceylon Electricity Board.

The project generated 40.19 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1969.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 37.5MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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