Why coal is still cool. Myths and facts!

There have been many controversies as to whether coal is the right option for Sri Lanka. Everybody says coal is dirty! So why should stick with coal?

There are many media articles about why we don’t want coal and an increasing number of “experts” (environmentalists, politicians, journalists – just about everybody) who are preaching about the evils of coal. Why then does the power related authorities and the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) still want to go ahead with coal power – keep the existing coal power plant at Norochcholai and indeed add more like it e.g. Sampur? A legitimate question that needs to be answered and it is  high time to do it.

This article aims to analyse the pros and cons of the popular alternatives to coal in the Sri Lankan perspective. READ MORE…

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