Upper Agra Oya Hydropower Project

February 1st, 2006

Commissioned in February 2006 Upper Agra Oya mini hydropower project uses the water of Agra Oya, the main tributary of Kothamle Oya, which originates from the Horton Plains.

Generation Capacity 2.6 MW
Location Lindula, Thalawakele, Sri Lanka
River Agra Oya
Catchment Area 127 sq.km
Rainfall 2,400mm
Plant Utilization Level 39%
Design Flow 7.5 m3/sec
Head 36m
Turbines  Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon Ltd, UK
Generators Alconza Berango Sl, Spain
Exp. Electricity Generation 8.0 GWh
CO2 Emission Reduction  5256 T - CO2