Last updated date: 20-11-2019
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Sustainable Energy in Sri Lanka

Parallel to the global energy transition, we are driving the sustainable energy revolution taking place across Sri Lanka underscored by the steady expansion of the Sri Lankan energy sector.

The sustainable energy industry is expected to facilitate a number of economic activities and continue to grow rapidly in the coming years. There is tremendous economic opportunities and for the countries that innovate and develop these clean energy technologies and great economic advantages which utilise these clean energy.

Sri Lanka is endowed with several types of renewable energy resources, including biomass, hydropower, solar and wind. Sri Lanka aspires to become a carbon neutral country by 2050 by making the most out of the energy available and developing cleaner energy resources according to the National Energy Policy and Strategies of Sri Lanka.

In preparation for this future, we promote the widespread adoption of energy efficiency improvement and conservation and increased use of all forms of renewable energy in the pursuit of sustainable development, energy access, energy security and low-carbon economic growth, creation of local value and prosperity.

SLSEA - Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority

As the governing body responsible for pioneering the sustainable energy revolution in Sri Lanka, we aim to facilitate the development of our nation’s rich energy resources, including solar, wind, water and bioenergy.

Sustainable and renewable energy plays and important role in the energy future of the world, with energy generated from traditional fossil fuels causing detrimental impact to the environment by contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, the rapid depletion of fossil fuel, which are non-renewable has led to governments, responsible environmental authorities and many industries to consider alternative renewable...

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Energy Management

Energy Efficiency simply means using less energy to perform the same task - that is, eliminating energy waste. Energy efficiency brings a variety of benefits: and lowering our costs on a household and the whole economy, reducing demand for energy imports and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. While renewable energy technologies also help accomplish these...

Renewable Energy

Depletion of resources and constant increase of energy demand has a major impact on climate change and ecological disasters of our planet. Growing world population as well as better living conditions creates a growing energy demand.

With this in mind, we support industries and sectors in their transition to a sustainable...

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SAARC Regional Workshop on Participation of Private Sector in Overcoming Energy Poverty in South Asia

A two-day workshop targeted at helping South Asian countries to eradicate energy poverty was held at Kandalama, Dambulla on August 29-30, 2019. The...

27 Aug 2019

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Renewable Energy Development Plan

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Training Course for Rooftop Solar PV System Installation for Technicians August 19th – 23rd, 2019

Organized by Solar Rooftop Power Generation Project (RSPGP) in collaboration with Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA)


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Dr. Asanka Rodrigo assumed duties as the Director General on April 18th, 2019

Dr. Asanka Rodrigo assumed duties as the Director General of the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority on 18th April 2019. Dr. Rodrigo holds B.Sc....

18 Apr 2019

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