Last updated date: 28-02-2024
Total Energy
47.65GWh
Peak Demand
2,483.2MW

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

Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority Launched the Voluntary Energy Labelling Programme for LED Modules (Panel lights)

Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) launched a voluntary energy labelling programme for LED modules, (LED Panel lights).  The event took...

11 Sep 2023

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15mw wind power plant in mannar

Hiruras Power Company affiliated to Windforce launched a 15MW wind power project in Mannar on 06th August 2023.  The project connected to...

07 Aug 2023

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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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