Sri Lanka

Country: Sri Lanka

Document type: National Roadmap

Title: Sri Lanka National Hydrogen Roadmap

Released: August 2023

Summary Points:

The roadmap identifies four phases in industry development:

  • Phase 1 (2022-2025): Policy Regulation, Demonstration, Pilots, Off-shore Studies.
  • Phase 2 (2025 to 2028): Domestic ramp-up, Supply Chains, Offshore Blocks.
  • Phase 3 (2028 to 2035): Leverage Scale for Expansion in Domestic Consumption and Production Scaling-Up, Green Ammonia Manufacturing, and Export of Green Hydrogen and Derivatives.
  • Phase 4 (2035 to 2048): Green Hydrogen Market Stabilisation and Capitalisation of Export Markets.

The six key focus areas of the roadmap’s implementation plan (which contain 49 actions) are:

  • Creating an Enabling Environment – Policy, Regulatory, Incentives, Markets and Investments
  • Green Hydrogen Production & Supply – Assessment of Potential Based on Renewable Energy (RE) potential.
  • Green Hydrogen Demand
  • Research and Innovation
  • Capacity Building and Skill Development
  • International Trade

The strategy notes a hydrogen target for 2030 of 4 GW of offshore wind and hydrogen production infrastructure installed.


January 2024