Energy

SL energy supply inadequate, unstable

/ Monday, 9 May 2016 00:00

From left: Environmental Sustainability Mas Intimates General Manager Dr. Vidhura Ralapanawa, Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy Secretary Dr. ...


Malaysian firm Hyrax Oil signs deal to build lubricant plant in SL

/ Monday, 9 May 2016 00:00

A Malaysian manufacturer of petroleum derivatives with a vast customer base worldwide will be investing $ 30 million to establish a lubricant manuf...


Schneider Electric shares knowledge on modern ‘smart distribution networks’ with CEB

/ Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:00

Supporting the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) in its efforts to upgrade and modernise the country’s electricity distribution networks using l...


Gamesa bags maiden solar order in SL from Laugfs

/ Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:00

Gamesa, a global leader in renewable energy, has won a new solar order from the industrial conglomerate Laugfs Power Ltd., in Sri Lanka.  Th...


Sri Lanka hosts All India Industrial Gases Manufacturer’s Association annual meeting

/ Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:00

  Many industrial gas companies from India gathered at All India Industrial Gases Manufacturer’s Association (AIIGMA) 3...


Oil falls back after jumping on hopes of Russia, OPEC cooperation

/ Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00

Reuters: US crude futures dropped more than 1% in Asian trading on Thursday, paring gains of nearly 3% made in the previous session after Russia he...


Ceylon Chamber supports Sustainable Energy Authority

/ Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00

Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the country’s premier business chamber will conduct a seminar on Sustainable Biomass Energy Production and Modern...


Sampath Bank goes green with solar energy system at Colombo Super Branch in Dharmapala Mawatha

/ Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00

  In line with one of its core CSR pillars, ‘Environment Protection and Conservation’, Sampath Bank, renowned a...


ADMO Solar receives prestigious Gold Award for Green Mark Certification

/ Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00

  ADMO Solar, Sri Lanka’s premier Solar Energy Solutions provider reaches new heights as the only company in the solar...


Shell shareholders approve $50 billion BG takeover

/ Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00

Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) shareholders approved its $50 billion takeover of BG Group (BG.L) on Wednesday, clearing the last main hurdle to creatin...


Sri Lanka to apply international energy analysis tool to assess future electricity demand

/ Friday, 29 January 2016 00:00

Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator, is planning to adopt an internationally accepted tool to review...


Public Utilities Commission presents Activity Plan 2016

/ Tuesday, 12 January 2016 00:02

Course of action to enhance technical, economic and safety performance outcomes of the electricity sector The Public Utilities Commission o...


Thermo Plastics wins Gold Flame Award at Sri Lanka National Energy Efficiency Awards

/ Tuesday, 12 January 2016 00:01

Thermo Plastics Ltd., a pioneer in flexible packaging in the apparel industry was recently recognised by the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority...


Commercial Bank branches go green

/ Wednesday, 23 December 2015 00:00

  The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has announced that its environment-related initiatives have made steady progress in 2015 with...


BAM Green achieves another milestone in solar energy sector

/ Wednesday, 23 December 2015 00:00

From left: Renewable Energy Corporation (India) Head of Indian subcontinent Rohit Kumar, Maria Sintia Dewi, BAM Green Managing Director He...


Pakistan attracts $3 b foreign investment in renewable energy

/ Wednesday, 23 December 2015 00:00

  (APP): The Renewable Energy (RE) sector attracted foreign investment of over $3 billion during the last year, which while s...


HNB wins CIOB Green Mark Gold Plus award

/ Wednesday, 23 December 2015 00:00

HNB Deputy General Manager – Services Piyal Hennayake and HNB Senior Manager – Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Prashantha Hewapat...


World coal demand tapers off but Asia still heavy user: IEA

/ Wednesday, 23 December 2015 00:00

  AFP: Global coal consumption has declined for the first time in this century thanks largely to China’s economic restr...


Sunrise Engineering to commence landmark renewable energy project at Canowin Arcade

/ Tuesday, 15 December 2015 00:06

Company to deploy Sri Lanka’s first fully integrated ‘Rapid Charging Points’ for electric vehicles Bringing to light the...


Naturub Group receives Energy Efficiency Award

/ Tuesday, 15 December 2015 00:05

Naturub Group was awarded the Energy Efficiency Award for 2015 by the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority for their creditable performance in th...


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Handagama’s latest indictment: Fantasising educated middle class should wake up from their dreams

30 May 2016

   A film director famous for indicting others Asoka Handagama, an award-winning film director of international repute, has been known for using his medium to serve contemporary society with indictments. His first movie, &lsquo...


Container fleet growth slows to lowest level

30 May 2016

Container fleet growth slows to lowest level The lowest fleet growth on record will not stop the containership fleet breaking through the 20 million TEU mark this year, according to analysis from Bimco. The shipping association said the fleet wo...


Research for Transport and Logistics Industry: Linking the TLI and Research

30 May 2016

Logistics and transport are considered two sides of a coin. Without effective transportation systems, logistics could not deliver its advantages in full. Similarly, highly efficient logistics could make the transportation more systematic, predicta...


An ‘affair’ of the mind between a nubile undergrad and her ageing professor

28 May 2016

Asoka Handagama Asoka Handagama’s latest film ‘Let Her Cry’ is currently being shown in theatres on a limited run from 13 May to 10 June. The director apparently preferred to utilise the gap in between already-scheduled r...


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