Moragaha Oya Hydropower Project

March 1st, 2017

Commissioned in March 2017 Moragaha Oya mini hydropower project uses the waters of Moragaha Oya, which is a tributary of Hulu Ganga, which in turn feeds the Mahaweli River.

Generation Capacity 1.5 MW
Location Panvila, Kandy, Sri Lanka
River Moragaha Oya
Catchment Area 22 sq.km
Rainfall 3,000mm
Plant Utilization Level 35%
Design Flow 2.3 m3/sec
Head 78.7m
Turbines  Gugler Water Turbines GmbH, Austria
Generators Marelli Motori SpA, Italy
Exp. Electricity Generation 4.61 GWh
CO2 Emission Reduction  3194 T - CO2