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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

Hon. Harshana Rajakaruna, M.P donates a land to establish a mini hydro power promotion center

Hon. Harshana Rajakaruna, Member of Parliament has donated a land close to an acre in extent to Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA) to establish a mini hydro power promotion center. This meritorious ceremony was held at the Millathakanda Viveka Senasanaya, Millathe, Kiridiwela on 22nd July 2017 with the distinguished participation of Most Ven. Nawagamuwe Rewatha Thero, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Hon Ajith P.Perera, Deputy of Minister of the Power and Renewable Energy, Hon. Harshana Rajakaruna, Member of Parliament, Hon. Thusitha Wijemanna, Member of Parliament, Hon. Upali Gunarathne, Member of Provincial Council.

Harshana Rajakaruna, is a Member of Parliament representing the Gampaha electorate. The Minister of Energy Conservation, the Late Honorable Sarathchandra Rajakaruna is Hon. Harshana Rajakaruna’s father. In 1993, Hon. Sarathchandra Rajakaruna donated his own land to the Ministry of Power and Energy to establish a micro hydro power project. This is the first induction generated connected to the national grid which paved the way for the booming mini hydro industry. His son, following his footsteps also donated his own land to develop the current hydro power project into promotion center.

Hon. Harshana Rajakaruna handed over the deed to His Excellency the President and subsequently the President handed over it to the Deputy Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ajith P Perera and to the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority Mr. Keerthi Wickramarathne.