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India to increase cooperation with Sri Lanka in infrastructure projects

India says it remains committed to assisting Sri Lanka with increased foreign investment and cooperation in infrastructure projects like ports, airports, energy including renewable such as solar and wind. India’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay said that he is confident that working together, India and Sri Lanka will be able to successfully overcome […]

Japan’s Ichigo starts up 7.39-MW wind farm

Sri Lanka To Construct a 100 MW Solar Power Plant under Private Sector Investments

  Cabinet Approves 100 MW Solar Power Plant under Private Sector Investments at Siyabalanduwa Cabinet approval has been granted to construct 100 MW Solar Power Plant under Private Sector Investments at Siyabalanduwa and a 10 MW Wind Power Plant for the Trincomalee Grid Substation to ensure steady and uninterrupted power supply to the country round […]

Japan’s Ichigo starts up 7.39-MW wind farm

Sri Lanka reaffirms commitment to 80% renewable energy

During a virtual discussion with UK’s COP26 Regional Ambassador for Asia/Pacific and South Asia Ken O’Flaherty, Sri Lanka’s State Minister for Regional Co-operation Tharaka Balasuriya reaffirmed President Rajapaksa’s commitment for 80% renewable energy. COP26 is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference, which is scheduled to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from 1 to 12 […]

Japan’s Ichigo starts up 7.39-MW wind farm

500,000 sq.ft. greenhouse project launched in Sri Lanka

Saaraketha, an organic fresh fruit and vegetable retailer, has launched a greenhouse project that is expected to change the face of Sri Lankan organic agriculture. The new solar-powered greenhouse project has a production space of half a million square feet of controlled environment, entirely solar powered and completely carbon neutral. Projected to carry over 60 […]

Japan’s Ichigo starts up 7.39-MW wind farm

Sri Lanka President orders 70-pct renewable electricity by 2030

ECONOMYNEXT :  Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed that plans be made to produce 70 percent of the electricity in country from renewable sources by 2030, following a meeting with the solar and wind energy ministers, his office said. “We should harness renewable energy sources as much as possible for our future generations to […]

Japan’s Ichigo starts up 7.39-MW wind farm

Massive power outage: Sri Lanka goes dark after nationwide power breakdown

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said the power disruption was due to a transmission failure at the Kerawalapitiya Grid Sub- Station. There was chaos on the streets of Colombo as traffic lights failed following the breakdown in the electricity supply. Colombo: Sri Lanka plunged into darkness on Monday as a massive power outage hit the […]

Japan’s Ichigo starts up 7.39-MW wind farm