Wimalasurendra is a 50MW hydro power project. It is located on Kehelgamu Oya, Kelani river/basin in Central, Sri Lanka. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1965. Buy the profile here.

Smarter leaders trust GlobalData

Report-cover

Data Insights Wimalasurendra

Buy the Profile

Data Insights

The gold standard of business intelligence.

Find out more

Description

The project is currently owned by Ceylon Electricity Board with a stake of 100%.

Wimalasurendra is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 44.8 million cubic meter. The project generated 80 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1965.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 25MW nameplate capacity.

Westinghouse Electric supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

For more details on Wimalasurendra, buy the profile here.

This content was updated on 10 July 2024

Data Insights

From

The gold standard of business intelligence.

Blending expert knowledge with cutting-edge technology, GlobalData’s unrivalled proprietary data will enable you to decode what’s happening in your market. You can make better informed decisions and gain a future-proof advantage over your competitors.

GlobalData

GlobalData, the leading provider of industry intelligence, provided the underlying research used to produce this article.

This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.