Upper Magal Ganga Hydropower Project

September 1st, 2011

Commissioned in September 2011 Upper Magal Ganga hydropower project utilizes the waters of Magal Ganga, one of the five main tributaries of Seethawaka Ganga which feeds the Kelani River.

Generation Capacity 2.4 MW
Location Dikellakanda. Maliboda, Sri Lanka
River Magal Ganga
Catchment Area 12.64 sq.km
Rainfall 5,500mm
Plant Utilization Level 40%
Design Flow 2.5 m3/sec
Head 110m
Turbines  Global Hydro Energy GmbH, Austria
Generators Hitzinger GmbH, Austria
Exp. Electricity Generation 7.65 GWh
CO2 Emission Reduction  4827 T - CO2