Electrical energy supply will not need to be cut off today (January 20) if the needed supplies of gas are supplied by the Ceylon Oil Firm (CPC), claims the Ceylon Electrical energy Board (CEB).
An agent for the CEB specified that power generation tasks at the Kelanitissa Power Plant needed to be stopped entirely the other day as a result of the lack of gas.
Appropriately, lots of components of the island experienced power cuts of regarding one hr and also 45 mins under 4 groups last evening.
The CPC had actually guaranteed to provide 10,000 statistics tonnes of diesel – unloaded from 2 ships anchored at the Colombo Port – to the CEB by 5.00 p.m. the other day.
Nonetheless, according to the CEB, the fuel-supplying procedure had actually started after 11.00 p.m.
After the CEB obtains this delivery of gas, Kelanitissa Power plant is slated to return to procedures and also include 282 MW of electrical energy to the nationwide grid.
Consequently, if this supply of gas is obtained within the training course of the day, the CEB stated it will certainly not be urged to enforce power cuts today.