Opportunities for Cooperation on Technical Aspects for Sri Lanka under the Electricity & Petroleum sub Sector Development Policy – Sri Lanka Prof. K.Kapila C. K. Perera Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Moratuwa Energy Demand - 2011 Primary Energy Supply Petroleum Electricity- Installed Capacity Off Grid Estimates Future plans (Electrical and Petroleum Sub Sector's Under Sri Lanka – The Emerging Wonder of Asia Ministry of Finance and Planning - 2010 Opportunities under the Present Vision in the two Sub Sectors (Electricity & Petroleum) Summery Electrical Energy Vision • Setting up of coal fired power plants and hydro power plants to promote low cost electricity. • Hydro power projects: 35 MW at Broadlands, 120 MW at Uma Oya, 27 MW at Moragolla and 49 MW at Gin Ganga. • Rehabilitation of the existing hydro power plants to stabilize their capacity of 1115 MW. • Setting up of pump storage hydro power plants to stand by as a supportive source of electricity, to be utilized during peak hours. • A high voltage transmission line of 400 MW capacity between India and Sri Lanka is to be erected for the purpose of exchanging electricity. • The high cost oil fired operation technology in thermal power plants to be replaced with low cost LNG technology. • New LNG power plants. • A feasibility study examining the possibility of establishing the nuclear power plants in the country will be carried out.