Upper Korawak Oya Mini Hydro-power Project – 1.5 MW

Upper Korawak Oya hydro power project was developed by HPI for Santak Power (Pvt) Ltd. in Nawalapitiya. Project was successfully commissioned in January 2006 with the installed capacity of 1.5 MW. Upper Korawaka Oya is one of the five parallel projects handled between 2004-2005 by HPI.

Type of ContractTurn Key
Capacity1.5 MW
LocationNawalapitiya, Kandy District – Sri Lanka
Water SourceKorawak Oya
Length of Head Race Channel400 m
Length of Penstock Path400 m
Diameter of a Penstock1,000 mm
Gross Head88 m
Turbine TypeFrancis
Turbine Supplier3G Hydro Power – China
Generator SupplierStamford – UK, MaraliMotori – Italy
Transformer SupplierLanka Transformers Ltd.
Synchronizing, Protection & Control SystemHydro Power International (Pvt) Ltd.
Substation Equipment ProviderABB – India
ClientSantak Power (Pvt) Ltd.

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