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The Government has repeatedly said that development would not be compromised under any circumstances and even during terrorism development projects were being carried out. However, successive leaders had shunned controversial development projects...
Sunday, 20 March 2011 | 1151 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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If the Fukushima nuclear reactors were based on thorium instead of uranium, the current nuclear crisis in Japan right now wouldn’t be happening. Thorium is a superior nuclear fuel to uranium in almost every conceivable way, yet we hear almost...
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 | 428 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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India commenced its nuclear power programme as early as 1969 with the construction of a 150 MW plant at Tarapur with Russian assistance. Subsequently, several relatively small plants in the range 170 – 220 MW of capacity were built, some with...
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 | 772 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Science and Environment/Energy
Background to the largest engineering enterprise in the country The Ceylon Electricity Board is, I believe, the largest single engineering entity in the country in terms of professional engineers employed and asset capitalisation. It is the...
Sunday, 12 December 2010 | 878 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Science and Environment/Energy
The Government of Sri Lanka is in a position to satisfy electricity needs at present at an affordable price mainly due to the 40 years of untiring efforts of a person who lived during the first half of 20th century. This person is none other than D....
Friday, 17 September 2010 | 1378 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Power supply fails due to earthing faults and to over load conditions. The former happens invariably due to wet weather and the latter, which is preventable is due to sudden surge of power mainly arising from industrial loads such as motors...
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 | 775 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Japan would never attach strings  or lay down conditions to the beneficiaries in the form of political, ideological or national commitments when she offers foreign aid to any country in any part of the world, says Japanese ambassador Kunio...
Thursday, 10 June 2010 | 883 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Outlook for NG use in India Several analysis reports available in the internet forecast heavy shortfall of NG supply in India in the near future. According to a report prepared by the consultancy firm Mckinsey and quoted in Financial Express,...
Thursday, 03 June 2010 | 887 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Science and Environment/Energy
Since winning the war, according to media reports, persons in both the public and private sectors have been talking about converting Sri Lanka into various hubs in such sectors as business, aviation, shipping, energy etc. Yes, Sri Lanka does have...
Wednesday, 02 June 2010 | 1509 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more
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Science and Environment/Energy
The second oil crisis of 1979 had just ended when the Government of Sri Lanka decided in 1982 to place energy efficiency and demand management as the top priority, with the energy ministry functioning directly under the President. By 1983, burdened...
Thursday, 30 July 2009 | 744 hits | Print | PDF |  E-mail | Report | Read more

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