This chapter includes the following articles.
With strong economic growth and an expanding population, Sri Lanka faces increasing demand for cost-efficient and clean energy. Similarly, the expansion and modernisation of the country’s cities, towns and villages is also placing higher demands on water and sewerage services, with investment in these vital utilities needed for successful future development. In a bid to meet these challenges, the current government has adopted a business-friendly approach to energy and utilities, with public-private partnerships and foreign investment seen as having a key part to play in upgrading these services. Therefore, the sector is one of the most promising for overseas interests, offering plenty of opportunities and a strong demand for action.
This chapter contains an interview with Anura Wijayapala, Chairman, Ceylon Electricity Board.