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Monday December 11th, 2023

Sri Lanka President bemoans over inconsistent LNG deals

Sri Lanka has been in deal for LNG plan since 2000, but successive govts have failed to finalize deals

December 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to set up new dedicated power regulator, CEB split: Minister

A new electricity act will be enacted

December 8, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka could face 6-8-hour power cuts in 2023 if tariffs aren't revised: minister

"Most CEB unions and senior management agree that a revision is needed," he said.

December 6, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's state-run CPC revises down Auto diesel price

Prices of all other fuel were kept unchanged

December 5, 2022 1 min read
Manjula Fernando appointed new Chairman of Public Utilities Commission

Fernando will be succeeding the former chair, Janaka Ratnayake, who was ousted by a parliamentary vote last month.

India's Petronet proposes LNG for Sri Lanka power plants

600+ MW of LNG power plants available will be pursued

Sri Lanka's power cuts may be extended to five hours, CEB engineers warn

Ongoing daily power cuts of three hours and 20 minutes may have to be extended for five hours if the situation persists.

May 4, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB asked to increase diesel, hydro power after coal plant outage

Power cuts to be maintained at 3 hour 20 mins

May 4, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to entertain renewable IPPs to locations without grid capacity

Private developers to build transmission lines

May 3, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to change electricity law to shorten procurement processes: Minister

New act to cut short processes

May 2, 2022 2 min read

India gives further USD200 mln fuel loan to Sri Lanka; USD500 mln under discussion-Minister

Monthly fuel import bill has increased to almost thrice in Many compared to three months ago- Minister

May 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hour 20 min for May 2

There won't be power cuts on Tuesday due to Ramadan festival - PUCSL

May 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cut of 3 hour 20 min for April 28

CEB said the duration may be reduced by 30 minutes either at the beginning or end of the slot.

April 27, 2022 1 min read

Amid fuel shortage, SriLankan flights diverted to Mattala to "manage" fuel at BIA - official

"We allowed some flights to come and refuel at Mattala as well because BIA's fuel was finishing faster"

Mahadiya Hamza
April 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Litro raises LP gas price to record high

The price increase comes after nearly 70 percent depreciation in the rupee since March 7

Mahadiya Hamza
April 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB costs skyrocket 155-pct amid soft-peg failure

But on April 23, the projected cost had risen by another 200 billion rupees to 705 billion

April 26, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka eyes unsolicited renewable energy deals amid forex crisis

Certain friendly states, international suppliers and local private sector have forwarded proposals

April 26, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to allow fuel import for select sectors after shortage

State-run fuel retailer CPC is facing a tough task of meeting fuel demand due to dollar shortage

Chanka Jayasinghe
April 26, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka owes US$ 390 mln to PetroChina for 12 fuel consignment - envoy

China supplied 730,000 tons of fuel in the six months through January 2022 - Qi

Shihar Aneez
April 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 3h 20min power cuts for April 25

Slots may be reduced by 30min if water is available

April 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's state-run Litro rejects price hike claim - official

Litro has requested for a price hike since the last price hike in October 2021 amid rupee fall, global LP gas price hike

April 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 3 hour power cut on April 22

Two hours in daytime and 1 hours 20 min in the night

April 22, 2022 1 min read

Vijitha Herath appointed as new chairman of Sri Lanka's state-run Litro Gas

Litro faced many controversies under former chairman

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
April 22, 2022 1 min read

Second US$500mn fuel credit to Sri Lanka from India not finalized yet: Sources

Sri Lankan government has said India has already agreed for the second 500 million US dollar credit line

April 21, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka coal power plants at breakdown risk without spare parts

Major overhauls delayed due to forex shortages now routine maintenance blocked

April 21, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 3 hours 20 min power cuts on April 21

Power cuts of 3 hours and 20 minutes have been approved for Sri Lanka on April 21 and April 22

April 20, 2022 1 min read
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