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Date – 14 March 2019
Sri Lanka is rapidly moving to integrate renewable energy such as solar, wind, wave and biogas to our energy mix to minimise oil and coal use, President Maithripala Sirisena said.
Speaking today at the 4th Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA4) in Nairobi, Kenya, the President said Sri Lanka has taken several ground-level smart initiatives for policy formulation and implementation toward greening under the government’s “Blue-Green” approach covering both land and ocean.
The National Policy on Urban Air Quality Management ensures clean air for a healthy nation or the ‘Clean Air 2025 Action Plan.’ Oil-based transport and power sectors have been identified as the main source of emissions, therefore, importation of vehicles was restricted to EURO IV standards, the President said. Continue reading “SL integrating to renewable energy to minimise oil and coal – Prez”