Upper Hulu Ganga Hydropower Project

July 25th, 2019

Commissioned in July 2019 Upper Hulu Ganga mini hydropower plant uses the waters of Hulu Ganga, which in turn feeds the Mahaweli River.

Generation Capacity

1.9 MW

Location

Panwila, Kandy, Sri Lanka

River

Hulu Ganga

Catchment Area

22.1 sq.km

Rainfall

3,000mm

Plant Utilization Level

35%

Design Flow

3.0 m3/sec

Head

63.8m

Turbines 

Zeco di Zerbaro e Costa e C. Srl., Italy

Generators

Marelli Motori SpA, Italy

Exp. Electricity Generation

5.0 GWh

CO2 Emission Reduction 

3,450 T - CO2