Sri Lanka in a lead with other countries in producing electricity through mini hydro power projects. There are around 100 mini hydro power projects throughout the country and our expertise penetrated to African market to consulting in self-generated hydro power.
In remote areas, small-scale hydro schemes can bring electricity for the first time to whole communities. This provides lighting, TV and communications for homes, schools, clinics and community buildings. The electrical power generated can be enough to run machinery and refrigerators, thus supporting small businesses as well as homes.
National Renewable Energy Authority has also called tenders inviting eligible investors to set up additional 176 mini hydro plants with 333 megawatts. The present maximum electricity in the world each up to 7000 megawatts in 2030. The present maximum electricity capacity in the world reaches 13 terawatts and it is predicted to reach 30 terawatts in 2030. Sri Lankan engineers have also engaged in building mini hydropower projects in remote areas in Asia and Africa by exporting Sri Lankan expertise and technology to the world.