Last updated date: 26-03-2023
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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...

Latest News

Guest lecture at Consumer Affairs Authority

A guest lecture was delivered by Eng. Harsha Wickramasinghe (Deputy Director General-DSM) of SLSEA on ‘Empowering Consumers Through Clean Energy Transition’...

15 Mar 2023

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Inauguration of Energy Efficient Refrigerator Programme and the Launch of Minimum Energy Performance Label for Refrigerators

The Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) launched a pilot refrigerator replacement project at BMICH on 17th February 2023 to encourage refrigerator...

28 Feb 2023

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Awareness at Athurugiriya South Sanasa Bank

Awareness on energy conservation was held at Athurugiriya South Sanasa Bank on 27th November 2022. Eng. Saman Elvitigala (Director-Surveys...

28 Nov 2022

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Awareness at WP/KE/Gurukula National College

Awareness on energy conservation was held at WP/KE/Gurukula National College on 21st October 2022. Eng. Kalanika Hewage (Asst. Director-EEI)...

25 Oct 2022

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MOU Signing between USAID and SLSEA for National Energy Benchmarking Portal

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Sri Lanka Energy Program signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Sri Lanka Sustainable...

02 Sep 2022

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Web news of Motivation Lecture

A motivation lecture was delivered by Gen. Daya Rathnayake the former Army Commander in Sri Lanka for the SLSEA staff on 26.08.2022 with the invitation...

26 Aug 2022

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New Director General of Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority

Mr. J M Athula assumed duties on 15th August 2022 as the Director General of Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA). The Chairman (SLSEA) Eng....

15 Aug 2022

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Journalist Training Programme on Energy & Environment

The Energy journalist training programme was inaugurated at SLSEA board room, in Colombo-07 on 07th June 2022. Eng. Harsha Wickramsinghe...

09 Jun 2022

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Energy Manager Training at BCGR-Battaramulla

A Training workshop was for Energy Managers held at Bureau of the Commissioner General of Rehabilitation (BCGR), at Battaramull on 26th April...

28 Apr 2022

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SME Trade Exhibition-2022

SLSEA participated the above exhibition held on 29th-30th March, 2022 orginsed by the Commercial Bank to create a platform for...

01 Apr 2022

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Awareness at Mass Holdings-Biyagama

Awareness on energy conservation was held at Mas Holdings Silueta (Pvt) Ltd, at Biyagama factory staff on 28th March 2022. Mr. Sanath Kirthsiri (Director-Industrial...

01 Apr 2022

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His Excellency the President made an Observation Visit to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Sri Lanka

His Excellency the President visited the Sustainable Energy Authority of Sri Lanka, the regulatory body in the field of renewable energy, today, 18/02/2022.


18 Feb 2022

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Do you have innovative ideas and inventions related to Renewable energy, Environment Friendly Power Generation? Share them with us.

Do you have innovative ideas and inventions related to Renewable energy, Environment Friendly Power Generation? 

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24 Jan 2022

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Work Begins for the New Year

The Director General of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Sri Lanka addressed the workers on the task assigned to him to make the aspirations of the...

03 Jan 2022

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