Dr P.N. Fernando

Dr. P.N.Fernando obtained his Ph.D. from Imperial College, University of London in 1976. He was a former Manager in ADB Infrastructure, Energy and Financial Sectors Department East Region responsible for directing the planning and implementation of electrical power, petroleum, natural gas, renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy sector restructuring, and regional energy sector integration operations in half of  ADB’s developing member countries.

Content by Dr. P.N. Fernando
  • Blog post

    Cheaper, cleaner, more reliable: Why invest in cross-border power-trading

    Despite improvements to energy supply over the years, many Indian states still face frequent power shortages. Meanwhile, neighboring Nepal and Bhutan have large reserves of untapped hydro power with the potential to meet unserved demand for energy in  major load centres. Investing in interconnections could also contribute to significant reductions in CO2 emissions....

    9 Nov 2015 | Deb Chattopadhyay, Priyantha D C Wijayatunga, Dr. P.N. Fernando