47037-002: Green Power Development and Energy Efficiency Improvement Investment Program

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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

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 47037-002
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number TA No. 8393
Approval Date 25 Jun 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 700
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements

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Responsible ADB Officer
Mukhtor Khamudkhanov
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Energy Division, SARD

Last PDS Update
04 Jul 2014

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