47037-002: Green Power Development and Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
In recent years Sri Lanka has improved its energy sector and achieved a national electrification ratio of 94% (2012) compared with 29% in 1990. But a longer-term challenge is to reduce its high dependence on expensive fossil fuel energy. The energy sector struggles to (a) meet growing demand for electricity at a low cost and acceptable reliability rates, and (b) attain long term sustainability. The share of thermal energy in the power generation mix has increased from 6% in 1995 to 54% in ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 8393
|Approval Date||25 Jun 2013|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||700|
Electricity transmission and distribution
Energy efficiency and conservation
Renewable energy generation - wind
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)|
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