Energy Tip
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Energy star rated compact fluorescent Lamp (CFL) should be the choice in household lighting applications From the extraordinary Gazette notification No. 1611/10 of July 22,2099, the display of the Energy Label  on every CFL was made mandatory. The energy label consists of star rating which varies from  1 star   to 5star higher the number of the star greater the energy efficiency of the CFL. Accordingly CFLs having an energy label with 5 star are  most energy efficient compared to the  CFLs having 1star to  4star rating. By repacking a 1star CFL with 5star CFL with 5-7 watts lower in wattage the same light out put can be gained. Purchasing a CFL with 5 star rating about 5-7 watts  can be cut down At present LED Lamp technology has improved rapidly end in parallel the price of LED lamps have come down to  an affordable Scale for the domestic consumer. Sri Lanka has already introduced performance stety and Minimum Energy performance  standers (MEPS) for LED Lamps introduce for which satisfy MEPS.

Recent Events

Recent Events

An awareness campaign for cub scouts “Pothaka Baladaksha Randahara”

An awareness campaign “Pothaka Baladaksha Randahara” was conducted by the Sri Lanka Scouts Association on 1st July 2017, at Khettarama Stadium, Colombo 01 with the distinguished participation of Hon. Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Deputy Minister of Finance and Mass Media. More than 2,500 scouts participated in this campaign.

Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority(SEA) represented a stall on this campaign with the objective of giving necessary awareness to cub scouts on the concept of energy conservation. In that occasion, SEA provided the information and guidance to win Energy Proficiency Badge, special lectures and practicals were delivered by SEA officials and a free book on energy conservation also provided for cub scouts.

In 2013, SEA introduced the Scout Energy Proficiency Badge, is the first badge in the world for energy conservation. Targeting to make energy conscious nation, SEA has developed Scout Energy Proficiency program to provide leadership to school children, with special consideration on scouts. Through this program, SEA provides professional training for scout instructors on the concept of energy conservation and there by implement energy management activities with trained scouts in households and small business establishments.