Lankan nominated for energy award
COLOMBO: Executive Director, of Integrated Development
Association (IDEA), Kandy R.M. Amerasekera has been nominated for the
World Clean Energy Awards 2007 in the trade and services sector.
His name, among the 70 nominees from 20 countries was announced in
New York by former UNEP Director General Professor Ernst Ulrich von
Weizs„cker President of the jury for the World Clean Energy Awards.
The nominations recognise the projects that implement and encourage
the broad-based use of renewable energies and energy efficiency
Amerasekera has been nominated for implementing the Commercialisation
of the Improved Wood Stove Project in Sri Lanka.
Amerasekera is a former Director of Energy Conservation Fund, of the
Power and Energy Ministry and an electrical engineer, CEB. He has served
as the chief technical advisor of UNDP Renewable Energy Project in