Energy

Kalhari to bring state-of-the-art technology to recycle rubber and fabric waste

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:04

Kalhari Enterprises, a pioneer in waste recycling in Sri Lanka is poised to take a major step in resolving the rubber and fabric-waste recycling pr...


Professor Mohan Munasinghe honoured for outstanding lifetime contributions to energy policy

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:03

The 2007 Nobel Peace Prize co-laureate Prof. Mohan Munasinghe was presented the prestigious apex award for Outstanding Lifetime Contributions to En...


Global LNG prices hit 2016 high as OPEC agrees oil output cut

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:02

Reuters: Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) this week rose to their highest for 2016 so far, lifted by OPEC’s announcement it ...


Lotus powers towards a Green Lanka, generating for success

/ Tuesday, 6 December 2016 00:01

Lotus Renewable Energy Private Ltd. (LREP) is in talks with energy funds, financial institutions and family offices and likeminded overseas investo...


Cinnamon Grand wins at Sri Lanka National Energy Efficiency Awards

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

Cinnamon Grand Chief Engineer Panduka Wijeyawardena receiving the award on behalf of Cinnamon Grand     &nbs...


Sri Lanka’s Eswaran Brothers Exports ranked alongside IKEA and Toshiba

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

Winning the GOLD Award for Environmental Best Practices at London’s Green Apple Environment Award ceremony, Sri Lanka’s most sustainabl...


President presents Vidulka National Energy Efficiency Award 2016

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

    The Vidulka National Energy Efficiency Award 2016, organised by the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy in collabo...


Maxtherm Lanka wins Gold Flame at National Energy Efficiency Awards 2016

/ Thursday, 1 December 2016 00:00

Maxtherm Lanka Director – Technical Eng. Gaya Siriwardhana (second from left) and Director – Operations Ajantha Kumara (left)...


JLanka engages Lankans in pioneering energy movement

/ Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:08

When it comes to introducing novel, innovative and sustainable energy saving solutions to the progressive Sri Lankan energy consumers, JLanka has b...


Kelani Cables clinches Gold at Presidential Environmental Awards 2016

/ Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:05

Kelani Cables PLC was conferred with a Gold award for Best Green Report in Tier 2 category at the Presidential Environmental Awards 2016. The compa...


Talawakelle Tea Estates honoured at Presidential Environmental Awards

/ Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:04

Hayleys PLC owned Talawakelle Tea Estates emerged winners claiming two National Green Awards at the Presidential Environmental Awards ceremony held...


Smart Switch appoints OHME as Brand Ambassador

/ Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:03

Global Resources International Ltd. (GRIP), the manufacturers of ‘Smart Switch,’ a remote-controlled bulb and a remote-controlled bulb ...


Sri Lanka eyes Qatar LNG for power plants

/ Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:02

Sri Lanka is keen on importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar as part of plans to shift to clean energy, a top Government official said. ...


SLYCAN Trust says Sri Lanka prepared to welcome Paris Climate Agreement

/ Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:01

The Paris Agreement on climate change came into force on 4 November. Following the decision for the adoption of the Agreement taken at the 21st ses...


CAT unveils high-tech solar solutions in Sri Lanka

/ Monday, 10 October 2016 00:01

By Devin Jayasundera In light of the Government aggressively promoting solar energy in the country, Caterpillar Inc. (CAT), in partnership with l...


LNG prices rise to highest in nine months on firm Asian demand

/ Monday, 10 October 2016 00:01

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Asian liquefied natural gas (LNG) gas prices reached a nine-month high this week as demand from India, Japan and South Korea u...


Aussie wave energy developer Carnegie expands renewables in SL with Lanka Energy Conservation

/ Tuesday, 4 October 2016 00:01

Leading wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Ltd., is expanding its commercial wave and microgrid projects into Sri Lanka through the signin...


Solar energy pioneers Admo Solar takes a major step forward

/ Friday, 30 September 2016 00:01

With the growth of solar power generation in the country and in keeping with the Government’s vision of generating 200 MW of electricity and ...


M&S Enterprises powers Musaeus College with a 261kW solar PV system

/ Friday, 30 September 2016 00:01

M&S Enterprises with its peerless technology and customer service reliability has established itself as the leading commercial solar s...


Jinasena launches solar solutions for domestic and industrial markets

/ Friday, 30 September 2016 00:01

Jinasena Ltd., one of the leading water management systems and solutions providers in Sri Lanka, has expanded business operations in Sri ...


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Local elections: New mixed-member method or old PR method?

9 December 2016

  I was looking forward to voting in local elections under a new mixed member system. Wearing my ratepayer hat, I was attracted to the idea of electing somebody who would be accountable to my ‘ward’ or my neighbourhood in ...


Youth underemployment: Tragedy of a generation

9 December 2016

Out of the 7.8 million employed population, 1.2 million people are estimated to be three-wheeler drivers. This is a staggering 15.4% of the working population. As a result today many sectors of the economy today are starved of critical ma...


Governance: On the bus! Or has it missed the bus?

9 December 2016

‘ISSARAHA BAHINAWAA’ – civil society’s proclivity is bow out of a crowded bus when private interests and partisan agendas win the argument over reason and responsibility; but now, more than ever perhaps, is the tim...


Researchers and elephants – we have a problem!

8 December 2016

 John Dewey said that “every great advance in science has come from a new audacity of imagination” and these acts of imagination have to come from researchers. The numbers for Sri Lanka appear to be really worrying as the critica...


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