Karapalagama Hydropower Project

May 27th, 2021

Commissioned in May 2021, the Karapalagama Hydropower Project reflects the renewable utilization of hydro energy from the river Madulla Oya.

Generation Capacity 2.0 MW
Location Walapane, Nildandahinna, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
River Madulla Oya
Catchment Area 104 sq.km
Rainfall 2,144 mm
Plant Utilization Level 45%
Design Flow 4.6 m3/sec
Head 67 m
Turbines  Zhangjiaje Tiancheng EEM Co, China
Generators Zhangjiaje Tiancheng EEM Co, China
Exp. Electricity Generation 8.0 GWh
CO2 Emission Reduction  5,520 T - CO2