Kanchana gives update on powercut schedule



Minister of Power and Energy – Kanchana Wijesekara has announced an update on the powercut schedule.
Tweeting, he has said that the Southern & Ella Tourism zone will be exempted from the 1 hour 20 min night time power cut from tomorrow (Dec. 01). 

However, the islandwide hour long daytime powercut and the 1 hour 20 min long nighttime powercut will continue until Dec. 15, he adds.
“With the scheduled addition of Unit 3 of Coal Plant to the Grid on 15th of Dec, all Tourism zones identified by the Ministry of Tourism, will be exempted from night power cuts & Islandwide night power cut will be reduced to 1 hour. No power cuts during Christmas & New Year,” he further notes.


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