HYDRO POWER

WindForce PLC has constructed and operated a number of mini hydropower plants across Sri Lanka, as well as 2 located in Uganda. These 10 plants have a total capacity of 26.3 MW, and generate an average of 110.4 GWh annually. What’s more, the plants collectively save an estimate of 78,300 MT of CO2  emissions.

10
Plants in Operation
227 GWh
Annual Energy
26.3 MW
Total Capacity
10
Plants in Operation
26.3 MW
Total Capacity
227 GWh
Annual Energy

HYDRO POWER PROJECTS

WindForce has 100% stake in the Energy Reclamation (PVT) LTD plant, which is located in Sitagala, Sri Lanka. This plant was commissioned in April of 2019, and has a total capacity of 0.8 MW. The plant generates an average of 3.5 GWh of energy annually, and saves an estimated 2,500 MT of CO2 emissions.
Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
0.8 MW
Annual Energy
3.5 GWh
Project Location
Sitagala
Turbine Type
Francis

Located in Uda Malibada, Deraniyagala, in the Sabaragamura Province of Sri Lanka, the Halwatura Ganga mini hydro power plant is a project under Terraqua International (Pvt.) Ltd. The plant has a total capacity of 1.3 MW. The open-air type right bank power plant has a 0.8m³/s design flow & 185 m net head to provide a 46% annual plant factor. The project was commissioned in February of 2009.

The Ganthuna Udagama mini-hydro power project is situated in Ganthuna, Aranayake, Kegalle district of Sri Lanka. It has an installed capacity of 2 MW. The open-air type right bank power plant has a 0.65 m³/s design flow & 220 m net head to provide a 40% annual plant factor. This project was commissioned in March of 2010.

Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
1.2 MW
Annual Energy
3.3 GWh
Project Location
Kegalle, Sri Lanka
Turbine Type
Pelton

This mini hydro project was constructed under Vidul Madugeta (Pvt.) Ltd. and is located in Madugeta, Neluwa, in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. This is a 2.5 MW project which commenced construction in March 2012. The open-air type right bank power plant has a 21.8 m³/s design flow & 15 m net head to provide a 40% annual plant factor. The plant was commissioned in November of 2013.

Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
2.5 MW
Annual Energy
9 GWh
Project Location
Neluwa, Sri Lanka
Turbine Type
Kaplan

The Terraqa Kokawita mini hydropower plant is a completed project located in Kokawita, Kalawana. The open-air type right bank power plant has a 9m³/s design flow & 17 m net head to provide a 34% annual plant factor. This 1.3 MW project was commissioned in June 2012.

Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
1.2 MW
Annual Energy
4.4 GWh
Project Location
Kalawana, Sri Lanka.
Turbine Type
Francis

The Melanka Power Moraketiya (Pvt.) Ltd. mini hydropower project was constructed in Bulathwatta, Haputale Division within the Haldummulla Divisional Secretariat area of the Badulla district. The plant has a total capacity of 3.8 MW. The open-air type right bank power plant has a 3.8 m³/s design flow & 117 m net head to provide a 26% annual plant factor. The project was commissioned in February of 2014.

Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
3.8 MW
Annual Energy
12.3 GWh
Project Location
Haldummulla, Sri Lanka.
Turbine Type
Francis

The Maskeli Oya mini hydropower plant is situated in Maskeliya, a town in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It was constructed under Peak Power Delta (Pvt.) Ltd. This is a 2.0 MW project with an annual energy output of 7.5 GWh. The project was commissioned in May of 2016. This open-air type right bank power plant has a 0.45 m³/s design flow & 56 m net head to provide a 42% annual plant factor.

Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
2 MW
Annual Energy
7.5 GWh
Project Location
Ginigathhena, Sri Lanka
Turbine Type
Francis

This power plant is located close to the Dambulu Oya reservoir in Sri Lanka, which is situated in Dambulla of the Central Province. This is a 3.2 MW project with an annual energy output of 16.5 GWh. The identified location of the weir is on the Dambulu Oya reservoir, a tributary of the Mahaweli river in Dambulla. The design flow of the plant is 27 m³/s and the plant factor is 32%. The project was commissioned in December of 2016.

Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
3.8 MW
Annual Energy
16.7 GWh
Project Location
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Turbine Type
Kaplan

The Mahoma Small Hydropower Project is located in the Burahya Sub-county in the Kabarole district. This project has a capacity of 2.7 MW. It operates by diverting water from the Mahoma river with a head of 90 m with a design flow of 3.7 m³/s to generate with 48% plant factor. The project was commissioned in October of 2018.

Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
2.7 MW
Annual Energy
9.9 GWh
Project Location
Mahoma, Uganda
Turbine Type
Francis

The Kyambura Small Hydropower Plant is located on the Kyambura River in the Rubiziri district in Southwestern Uganda. The plant was commissioned in July of 2019. The key project structures comprise a concrete flow diversion weir and intake, a pebble basin for flushing coarse river bed material, a 2.7 km headrace canal, incorporating a settling basin tank, forebay, 0.95 km of the penstock, and a surface power station. The power station has a combined installed capacity of 7.6 MW and an estimated plant factor of 52%.

Technical Specifications
Plant Capacity
7.6 MW
Annual Energy
36.7 GWh
Project Location
Kyambura, Uganda.
Turbine Type
Francis