Priyantha Wijayatunga

ADB
Profile / Bio: 

Priyantha D C Wijayatunga, Director, South Asia Energy Division, holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from Sri Lanka and a PhD in Power Economics from Imperial College London where he was a Beit Scientific Research Fellow. He joined the Asian Development Bank in 2008. He has contributed extensively in energy sector policy and regulatory activities over 25 years and has co-authored over 75 publications. He was the founder Director General of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka. He was a lead author of the Sri Lanka Energy Policies and Strategies and the Sri Lanka Initial National Communication on Climate Change. He was a Senior Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Chairman of South Asia Forum for Infrastructure Regulation. He is a Member of Institute of Engineering Technology (IET), London, a Chartered Electrical Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka. Also, he is a Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), US.

Materials

Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Inclusive Community Energy Resilience in Bangladesh 24 April 2019 Slides Energy
Energy Transition in Asia: Leapfrogging Development 04 April 2018 Slides Energy, Environment, ICT
Opening Session on Smart Grid Technologies and Implications for Inclusive Development in Sri Lanka 03 April 2018 Multimedia Energy, Gender Equity, Social Development and Protection
Green Technology and Business Innovation 23 November 2016 Multimedia Environment, ICT, Private Sector
ADB Energy Sector Portfolio 29 August 2016 Slides Energy, Environment
South Asia Tariff Regulations: Lessons for Inclusive Access 11 April 2016 Slides Energy
Video - Session 2 - Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Enabling Policy, Regulatory, and Institutional Environments 11 April 2016 Multimedia Energy, Gender Equity, Social Development and Protection
Energy (Overview) 16 March 2016 Slides Energy
Moving Forward with Clean Energy - Knowledge Sharing Webinar Series 07 December 2015 Multimedia Agriculture and Natural Resources, Climate Change, Environment, Energy, Urban Development
Moving Forward with Clean Energy - Knowledge Sharing Webinar Series 07 December 2015 Documents Agriculture and Natural Resources, Climate Change, Energy, Urban Development, Environment
Bangladesh–India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project: South Asia’s First Interconnection of Two National Grids 01 October 2015 Cases Energy, Regional Cooperation and Integration