State Electric Company (STELCO) has laid the foundation to construct a new 4MW power station in Alifu Alifu Ukulhas.
During the ceremony, STELCO’s Managing Director Hassan Mughnee said Ukulhas is one of the most popular islands for local tourism in the country and the new power station aims to meet the electricity needs of its in-demand local tourism.
Hassan Mughnee stated the new power station will be environment friendly and solar panels will be used to power the station. He also said the new station will have a new design along with new ways to reduce noise pollution.
Furthermore, he said the island received a 600kW generator in February and the new power station will replace the current 812kW power station to prepare for island’s future development.