MVR35 million power station opened in Kolhufushi

An MVR35 million (US$2.27 million) power station built by the government in Meemu atoll Kolhufushi was opened and handed over to the Fenaka Corporation today (October 14).

The power station, constructed by Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), was launched at a ceremony held at Kolhufushi by the Minister of Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim.

While speaking to local news outlet sun online, a spokesperson from the Fenaka said that the power house has two 250kW generators and one 200kW generator.

Speaking at a ceremony held to inaugurate the distribution of 77 generators government utility company Fenaka last month, President Abdulla Yameen pledged to provide 24hr reliable electricity throughout the country during 2015.


Rf 126,000 stolen from power station

The power station at Gaaf Dhaalu Madaveli was broken into last night and Rf 126,000 was stolen, reports Miadhu.

The island councillor Faarish Muneeru said the money was stolen from the station’s safe at around midnight last night. He also said there was a person on duty in the control room at the time.

Police said the matter is being investigated but so far no one has been arrested in relation to the theft.