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Energy

Sri Lanka central bank may use controls despite negative real rates

Admin measures usually could include rate ceilings

November 24, 2022 8 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB loses Rs108bn up to August 22

Owes CPC and IPPs Rs148bn and banks Rs168bn

November 21, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Laugfs Lubricants enters Bangladesh market

Amid currency collapse

November 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Laugfs sells Bangladesh unit

Sale proceeds to settle debt

November 16, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka cabinet clears CEB re-structure proposal: Minister

Electricity Reforms Bill will be drafted within a month

Sri Lanka power tariff revisions in Jan and July sought: Minister

If after raising prices in January, costs fall in July due to renewables, then we can lower the price

Sri Lanka gets 6000MW of renewable energy proposals as competitive bidding ends

About 1500MW could be added over 2 years,

October 23, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka to allow airlines to import own fuel amid currency crisis

We will give our storage facilities and pipelines for a fee.

October 22, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 1 hour 20 mins for October 22

Weekend power cuts reduced with rain

October 21, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka owes US$751mn to oil suppliers: Minister

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has a habit of getting oil on credit and paying later

October 19, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka parliament nod to liberalize petroleum sector amid protests 

The move could allow investors to enter into petroleum products

October 18, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's state-run CEB anticipates 152bn loss over next four months: energy minister

In the first eight months of 2022, the CEB incurred a loss of 108.6 billion rupees.

Mahadiya Hamza
October 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka petroleum reforms not aimed at worker layoff: energy minister

"But the recruitment process must change."

October 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka looking to increase petrol quota for tuktuks: energy minister

"We have given permission to provincial offices to identify [commercial] threewheeler taxis in their respective area."

Mahadiya Hamza
October 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 2 hour 20 mins power cuts from Oct 18-21

Group A-W will have 1 hour and 20 minutes power cut during the night.

October 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka revises fuel prices again; Petrol 92 down by 40 rupees

Auto Diesel is reduced by 15 rupees per and the new price is 415 per liter.

October 17, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka invites Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, to enter the energy sector

90% of oil distribution on the island is controlled by state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation

October 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka uses 100 mln USD Indian credit for solar panels in govt institutions, religious places

Sri Lanka raised electricity tariff to record high to reduce losses

October 15, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to reduce power cut duration during weekend on increased hydropower generation 

Sri Lanka has been maintaining daily power cuts since March this year

October 14, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Windforce starts 10MW 'agrovoltaic' solar farm

Firm also building a 15MW wind farm in Mannar

October 12, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka maintains 2 hour 20 mins power cuts from Oct 11-14

Group A-W will have 1 hour and 20 minutes power cut during the night.

October 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka reverses electricity tariff reforms for religious places after protests

Some leading monks last month threatened not to pay electricity bills with revised up tariffs.

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 9, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Aurobindo: Mystical Awareness Supplants Production

In India, religion and socialism commingle and collide.

October 7, 2022 35 min read

Sri Lanka's state-run Litro says cooking gas supply secured for remainder of 2022

Prior to the crisis, the official said, Litro imported around 33,000 MT per month.

Roshani Fernando and Chanka Jayasinghe
October 7, 2022 2 min read

Forex shortage forces closure of Sri Lanka's sole refinery, but fuel supply intact: minister

The minister said enough fuel stock is available with the state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC)

Chanka Jayasinghe
October 7, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka considers uninterrupted power supply for tourism sector after 11-month low arrivals

September tourist arrivals have plunged to lowest in 11 months.

October 5, 2022 2 min read
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