Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Power and Energy
  • Ceylon Electricity Board
  • Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority
  • Board of Investments
  • Central Environment Authority
  • Ministry of Finance
  • National Energy Policy and Strategies of Sri Lanka
  • Energy Sector Development Plan for a Knowledge-based Economy (2015-2025)
  • Long Term Generation Expansion Plan 2018-2037
  • Battle for Solar Programme I (SooryaBalaSangramaya I)
  • RiviAruna Project
  • Solar resource maps
  • IRENA: Sri Lanka database
  • UNIDO: Open Data Platform
  • Asian Development Bank: Assessments of Sri Lanka's Power Sector
  • Website on SooryaBalaSangramaya project to develop solar PV in households
  • Video on a 10 MW Solar PV Plant in Plonnaruwa district, Sri Lanka
  • Potentials in the Sri Lankan "Battle of Solar" Programme and the Roof Top Initiative: Laugfs Holdings
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 87.36 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    3.31%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    100
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 1374.89 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    11.57%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    NA
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    531.09 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    48.48%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    B
  • Moody's
    B2
  • Fitch
    B
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