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Sri Lanka's Sapugaskanda oil refinery to release 800MT of diesel to the market

CPC Chairman Sumith Wijesinghe has said 800 metric tonnes of diesel will be distributed to the market on Monday.

June 6, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka state-run CPC to take up supply offers that meet criteria: Minister

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June 6, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 2-hour 15 minute power cut from June 6-8

Power cuts which had been reduced due to G.C.E. ordinary level examination resume again

June 4, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka PM reveals plan to prevent tuk-tuk fuel shortage

Three-wheel drivers have been significantly affected by the fuel shortage, price hike

June 3, 2022 2 min read
Private buses on strike in Sri Lanka over fuel issue, fare revision

Miranda said long distance buses will be given around 125-150 litres of diesel at a time.

Sri Lanka "need to seriously consider" nuclear energy feasibility - President 

Sri Lanka has been in discussion to go for nuclear power from 2010.

Sri Lanka yet to finalise decision about Chinese power plants close to the Indian coast

Sri Lanka has not yet arrived at a final decision to grant the hybrid power projects in the Northern Island to the Chine...

February 24, 2021 3 min read
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Sri Lanka to jointly develop Trinco upper oil tanks with Lanka IOC

Sri Lanka will jointly develop a tank farm in Trincomallee with Lanka IOC, a publicly traded unit of Indian Oil Corporat...

February 18, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka commissions 10MW Aitken Spence waste-to-energy plant

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has commissioned a 10 MegaWatt waste-to-energy plant that will incinerate 6...

February 17, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka petroleum utility allowed to buy foreign exchange from market

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation would be allowed to buy foreign exchange directly from the entire fo...

Imesh Ranasinghe
February 16, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka confirms India has objected to power projects given to China on Northern islands

Co-Cabinet Spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella confirmed that the Sri Lankan government has received complaints from the Indi...

February 9, 2021 2 min read
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South Asia forging ahead towards renewable energy

Land-locked Nepal and the island nation of Sri Lanka are both rich in renewable resources that could be utilised for pow...

Kshama Ranawana
February 4, 2021 7 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC to purchase bunker fuel for all players: Minister

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has been cleared by the cabinet of ministers to re-enter the bunkerin...

February 2, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka eyes power storage plant for renewables

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Electricity Board has been given the go ahead to identify and conduct a feasibility study o...

January 30, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka IOC unit profits up 40-percent to in Dec quarter

Profits at Lanka IOC, a publicly traded unit of Indian Oil Corporation rose 40.2 percent to 686.9 million rupees in the ...

January 29, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka to call investors for 100MW solar IPP

Sri Lanka will call international bids from private investors for a 100 MegaWatt solar farm to be built in Siyambalanduw...

December 10, 2020 1 min read
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Sri Lanka awards 10MW wind power deal to Capital City Holdings

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Electricity Board will award contract to buy power from a 10 MegaWatt wind power plant to C...

December 8, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka commissions 103.5MW wind farm with bird radar

Sri Lanka has commissioned a 103.5 MegaWatt wind power plant in the North Eastern region of Mannar, which could produce ...

December 8, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator to be shut

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, which regulates the power sector has been ordered closed after a budget p...

December 2, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka to change power regulator, Ceylon Electricity Board laws

The governing law of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) country's power regulator and state-run Ceylon...

November 25, 2020 2 min read
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Sri Lanka's Ceylon Electricity Board losses down to Rs31.7bn to Aug 2020

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Electricity Board has lost 31.7 billion rupees up to August 2020, sharply down from 85.4 bi...

November 23, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB 'AA+(lka)' rating confirmed with negative outlook

Fitch Ratings has confirmed an 'AA+' state-run Ceylon Electricity Board with a negative outlook which is the same as th...

November 20, 2020 7 min read

Sri Lanka Navy to buy emergency response vessel from Colombo Dockyard

Sri Lanka Navy has been cleared to purchase a Maintenance and Emergency Response Vessel (MERV) from Colombo Dockyard Plc...

November 19, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka expects LTL, another 300MW power plant in 3 years: Minister

Sri Lanka's LTL Holdings is expected to build a 300 MegaWatt liquefied natural gas cable power plant within three years,...

October 9, 2020 2 min read

Emirates National Oil wins Sri Lanka Diesel deals

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), Singapore had won contracts from state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation to supply ...

October 3, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka Laugfs terminal handles 400,000MT LP Gas, 60-pct re-exports

Laugfs Terminals Ltd at Hambantota port, a unit of Sri Lanka's publicly traded Laugfs group said it had handled 413,000 ...

September 18, 2020 2 min read
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