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Friday March 1st, 2024

India funds electricity project in Sri Lanka's northern islands

Delft, Analativu and Nainativu islands will receive hybrid renewable energy system under USD 10.995 million grant

March 1, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka begins solar pilot project on plantation

Semi transparent solar PV powered agrivoltaic pilot project commissioned in Hanthana

March 1, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks Korea investment for renewable and nuclear energy

Discussed possible energy cooperation through floating solar and nuclear energy

February 28, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka parliamentary committee says electricity tariffs should be reduced by 20 pct

The committee has noted that existing electricity price can be reduced by about 33%.

February 27, 2024 4 min read
Sri Lanka's CEB to submit significant power tariff reduction proposal to regulator

The CEB expects to reduce rates by at least the same rates and percentages it was increased in October 2023.

Sri Lanka to reduce power tariff through capital cost cuts, delayed non-essential maintenance

Maintenance and repairs deemed non-essential have been postponed to 2025 and 2026, an official said.

US sanction-hit Iran explores new partnerships with crisis-hit Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is unable to buy Iran crude since 2012 after the US sanctions

February 21, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to seek private investor for off-shore wind plants

Sri Lanka's cabinet had approved a proposal to seek private investors for large scale off-shore wind power plants

February 20, 2024 1 min read

Japan gives Sri Lanka 40,000 tons of diesel for health services

A fuel management information system will track distribution under direct supervision of Japanese government

February 19, 2024 1 min read

KPMG audit of Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals finds data deleted, stock losses

1.3 million entries on SAP data changed or deleted since 2010, most occurred in 2022 during fuel crisis

February 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka restructuring unit extends Litro Gas bid deadline

Bid deadline extended from February 16 to March 1.

February 15, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka house builders should look for the sun: SEA officials

When building, constructors should consider a place to install solar panels in a new house

February 14, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka asks for JICA support in CEB reform, renewable energy

Requested continued assistance with reforms, energy efficiency programs, infrastructure development and renewable energy

February 14, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s fuel distributors owe more penalties than demurrages: Minister

Sri Lanka had to pay large amount of demurrage in 2022 when it could not make fuel shipments timely

February 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka earns USD 3 Mn in fuel sales to vessels through bunkering system: official

This signifies a significant step forward in stabilising the country’s energy finances, the official said.

February 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka in talks with India to establish multi product oil pipeline

Sri Lanka, India discuss multi product oil pipeline connecting Nagapattnam, Trincomalee Tank Farm, Colombo

February 9, 2024 2 min read
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Sri Lanka minister hopes to reduce fuel prices after March with boosted energy security

The CPC has been planning to implement a daily automated price revising system from this year

February 8, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka CEB signs power purchase agreement with Rividhanavi

CEB has signed a power purchase agreement with Rividhanavi (Pvt) Ltd for a 100 MW ground mount solar project

February 8, 2024 1 min read

Japan grant for solar panels in Sri Lanka hospitals

The Japanese government to provide 1,230 million yen for solar power supply to hospitals in Sri Lanka.

February 6, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka should switch to daylight saving time to save energy: SOE revamp unit

Also, extending a pricing formula to electricity will prevent large imbalances building up.

February 5, 2024 1 min read

Indian envoy hopes for timely progress in Adani’s wind power deal  

Sri Lanka's Energy Minister has denied any delay in Adani project

February 2, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka resumes talks with India's Petronet LNG to supply fuel

To expedite the process to generate power from LNG India has proposed an interim solution from PetroNet LNG,

February 1, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC hikes standard petrol, diesel, Sinopec Rs3 lower

Petrol and diesel up Rs5, Octane 95 down 08 and super diesel down 7, kerosene up Rs26

February 1, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka electricity provider to introduce payment plans

The Ceylon Electricity Board will introduce payment plans for new connections and other services

January 31, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's China-run Hambantota Port sees higher oil and gas ship calls

Hambantota Port has seen steep increase in oil and gas vessels in 2023 helped by Sinopec's bunker operations,

January 31, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to seek private investor for Mannar Island wind plant

Cabinet approves proposal to implement project on a BOO basis with private sector investors

January 30, 2024 1 min read
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