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In view of the widespread benefits expected through the introduction of efficient lighting, Regional Centre for Lighting (RCL) has been established recently within the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SLSEA) with the assistance from the South Asia Regional Initiatve for Energy, funded by USAID. The knowledge partner for this initiative is Lighting Research Centre (LRC), which is a part of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of USA.

Our Vision

Lighting South Asia – cleanly and efficiently

Our Mission

Advancing sustainable lighting and making it affordable in South Asia to improve the wellbeing of citizens and the countries within the region

What we expect to do

  • To increase the awareness and affordability of energy efficient, reliable and clean lighting technologies and their applications to reduce the electricity demanded by lighting
  • To catalyse regional manufacturing of energy efficient lighting products to improve the economy of the region and to make lighting affordable to many underprivileged citizens
  • To train and educate the necessary workforce in the region to create sustainable lighting in south Asia

Contact information:

Regional Centre for Lighting
c/o Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority
Bauddhaloka Mawatha
Colombo 7
Sri Lanka

Tel: + 94 (0)11 2677445 – ext 812