power complex consists of seven major power station which has an installed
capacity of 775 MWs. We contribute around 15% electrical energy to the
country annually The major power stations coming under Mahaweli complex are,
Kotmale, Victoria, Randenigala, Rantambe, Ukuwela, Bowatenna, Upper Kotmale and Nilambe
covering 1268 sqkm of Mahaweli basin.
was implemented as a multipurpose irrigation and power generation
project under the accelarated Mahaweli scheme which was started in early
eighties with a view to complete within six years.