According to the Minister of Power and Energy Knachana Wijesekara Sri Lanka’s highest energy demand in recent times was recorded on April 19. Minister hopes that the energy demand will be over 50 GWh for today.

“Net generation of 49.53 GWh was required for power generation. Actual demand recorded early this morning, forecasts an estimated Energy demand exceeding 50 GWh for today. All CEB Thermal plants including the recently established Hambantota Diesel Powered generators will be utilized for Power Generation” tweeted the Minister.

Earlier, the highest demand for Electricity recorded on March 7, 2019 & listed 47.41 Gigawatt hours.