Event: Smart Grid Technologies and Implications for Inclusive Development in Sri Lanka

What is Smart Grid? What are the Social Risks, Benefits, Opportunities?

03 April 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Pierluigi Mancarella, The University of Melbourne
Email the author | Other materials by the author

View Slides


From classical to current power systems to smart grid, the transition between energy systems entails challenges but also provides opportunities to invest in smarter infrastructure by incorporating socio-economic aspects in engineering models. Moving towards a whole system approach in meeting a sustainable energy future entails the development of prosumer-centric energy systems.

Geographical Focus: 
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


The views expressed on this website are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) or its Board of Governors or the governments they represent. ADB does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this publication and accepts no responsibility for any consequence of their use. By making any designation of or reference to a particular territory or geographic area, or by using the term “country” in this document, ADB does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.