Updated: 12/8/2005; 8:41:19 AM.

SED
Sustainable Energy for Development: People, organizations, and projects active in environmentally benign energy sources for developing countries.


daily link  Thursday, November 03, 2005


Sri Lanka government focus on renewables: "The National Council for Economic Development (NCED) has put together the top energy experts in the country to find ways of harnessing Sri Lanka' s energy resources by forming a "Renewable Energy Cluster" under the NCED Secretariat. .. Director of NCED Rohantha Athukorala said 'To insulate the country from devastating price surges in international oil markets, Sri Lanka must increase self reliance in energy and improve energy diversity. In 2004, the nation relied on imported diesel based thermal power to meet 56% of its requirements. .. The team's objective is to develop a national strategy to exploit indigenous renewable energy resources - namely hydro, dendro, wind and solar - for both grid-connected and off-grid generation. "  While the emphasis is on indigenous renewables, cheap imported coal is also mentioned as an alternative.  I recall a recent UNEP study mapping large wind resources in Sri Lanka.  8:53:01 AM  permalink  

 
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