Sri Lankan hydro

Hydropower is part of Sri Lankas big push on renewables.
Total installed capacity

1,700 MW

Percentage of electricity mix

40 % (electricity)

Long-term sustainability target

Net Zero by 2050

Hydro is a prevalent energy source in Sri Lanka, with over 1,700 MW of installed capacity producing over 4.5 TWh annually. Between 2018 and 2037, Sri Lanka plans to add more than 1,000 MW of hydro capacity, in a bid to meet its goals of 70% renewable energy production by 2030 and net carbon zero by 2050.