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Sri Lanka's Laugfs Power starts 20MW solar plant

Feb 18, 2016 18:56 PM GMT+0530 | 0 Comment(s)

ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's Laugfs, group said it broke ground on a 20 MegaWatt solar power plant which will cost around 5.0 billion rupees to build.

LAUGFS Chairman W K H Wegapitiya said the plant will save equivalent of about 28,000 tonnes of green house gases a year.

The plant, owned by Laugfs Power (Pvt) Ltd, is expected to generate about 40 GigaWatt hours (millions of units) of electricity a year.

The firm said Sri Lanka now had three solar power plants with a total capacity of 1.4 Mega Watts

Laugfs Power is a unit of Laugfs Gas Plc, Sri Lanka's second largest cooking gas distributor.


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