On August 6th, Mannar, Sri Lanka, witnessed history as the Hiruras Wind Power Plant of WindForce PLC was inaugurated. Hon. Minister Kanchana Wijesekera, Minister of Power and Energy, led the event, marking a significant stride in Sri Lanka’s renewable energy journey.
Notable attendees included Hon. State Minister Indika Anuruddha, Ministry of Power officials, Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) representatives, Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA) and other local government officials, emphasizing the collaborative effort towards a greener future.
With a total capacity of 15 MW across two phases, the project reflected dedication in harnessing clean energy sources.
The first 10 MW phase began operations on June 12, 2023, followed by the 5 MW second phase on July 21, 2023, showcasing their unwavering commitment to sustainability.
The inauguration underscored a leap towards eco-conscious energy solutions and Sri Lanka’s transition to cleaner energy, setting a commendable example for global sustainable development.