INTRODUCTION TO RENEWABLE ENERGY
 
 
 
INTRODUCTION TO RENEWABLE ENERGY
 
RENEWABLE ENERGY FORECAST
The SEA proposes the following sector-based RE development targets to meet the policy target of generating 10% of power from non-conventional RE resources by 2015. 
 
Cumulative RE Capacity Additions (MW)
Year
Biomass
Hydro
Wind
Other
Total
%Energy
2007
1
119
3
123
4.0
2008
11
155
3
169
4.5
2009
15
165
14
194
4.7
2010
15
200
34
1
250
6.4
2011
20
225
34
1
280
6.8
2012
20
280
35
1
336
9.1
2013
20
295
85
2
402
9.8
2014
30
310
85
2
427
9.9
2015
40
330
85
5
460
10.0
 
GRID ELECTRICITY
 
Sri Lanka has a single transmission network for the country with the exception of a small area in the North and Eastern Provinces and certain other rural areas. The following map shows the electricity transmission.
 
 
OFF-GRID ELECTRICITY