Giddawa Hydropower Project

October 1st, 2008

Commissioned in October 2008 Giddawa mini hydropower project utilizes the waters of Huluganga, a left-hand tributary of the Mahaweli River which originates from the Knuckles Mountain Range.

Generation Capacity 2.0 MW
Location Giddawa, Teldeniya, Sri Lanka
River Huluganga
Catchment Area 113 sq.km
Rainfall 2,400mm
Plant Utilization Level 45%
Design Flow 8.6 m3/sec
Head 27m
Turbines  Wasserkraft Volk AG, Germany
Generators Hitzinger GmbH, Austria
Exp. Electricity Generation 7.9 GWh
CO2 Emission Reduction  5121 T - CO2