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Koladeniya Small Hydro Power Project

Koladeniya Small Hydro Power situated middle of the River Mahaweli near Nawalapitiya
Capacity
1.2 MW
Developer
M/S Koladeniya Hydro Power (Pvt) Ltd 19th Floor, BOC headquarters Building, Colombo -01
Location
Nawalapitiya
Stream
Mahaweli Ganga
Scope of work
Penstock Installation
Date of Award of Contract
20/07/2011
Date of Completion as per agreement
15/02/2012

Sentab Civil Engineering (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka. July, 31, 2008: Engineer Vinod Suranga cheer up, found the Koladeniya Small Hydro Power situated middle of the River Mahaweli near Nawalapitiya. Mr.Vinod Suranga identified this location as ideal to generate 1.2 MW of power.Sentab team first decided to come across a weir upstream to generate 2MW, due to sensitivity analysis proved to locate 900m weir downstream to generate 1.2 MW which suits environmentally and financially.

Sentab team priorly estimated the entire project and provided effective solutions. Further Mr Vinod Suranga studied the project to manage and implement it with less social and environmental impact emphasizing the small hydro power technology.

The main items of work comprise:

 Sentab Site Preparation Works for Small Hydro Power Project.

·         Capacity of 1.2MW with the gross head of 22m.

·         Selecting the weir location and weir height with minimal

          environmental impact.

·         Selecting the river bank with less vegetation for

          construction.