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Sri Lanka's Litro Gas to resume distribution on May 31

Litro was unable to distribute canisters since May 24, as it had exhausted all its stock.

May 30, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka not blocked by anyone from importing oil from any country: Minister

The president has requested in writing from several countries including Russia to buy oil.

May 29, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka India eyeing over-water power cable connection: Minister

Discussions have been going on as early as 1970s

May 29, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka targeted by high priced renewables amid economic crisis

Rooftop solar to be encouraged to save costs

May 27, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka to call international bids for 300MW LNG IPP

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Electricity Board will call international tenders for a 300 MegaWatt liquefied natural gas ...

September 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka President orders 70-pct renewable electricity by 2030

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has directed that plans be made to produce 70 percent of the electricity in cou...

September 16, 2020 1 min read

Thailand firms win cylinder deals from Sri Lanka state LPG distributor

Sri Lanka's state-run Litro Gas Lanka has awarded two contracts to Thailand based firms to supply liquefied petroleum ga...

September 13, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka preparing its legal strategy with regard to the MT New Diamond disaster

Sri Lanka is planning its legal strategy to sue the owners of the Supertanker that caught fire off its shores and is cur...

Imesh Ranasinghe
September 9, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka to expand fuel storage capacity

Sri Lanka will expand the storage capacity for fuel in the country to boost buffer stocks when ships are delayed, Energ...

September 4, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka blackout report makes 11 recommendations to CEB, not signed by regulator

An expert committee that probed a 2020 cascading failure of Sri Lanka's power grid has made 11 recommendations in a inte...

August 30, 2020 5 min read
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Sri Lanka's CEB faulted for 'significant lapses' over 2020 cascading failure

Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Electricity Board has been faulted for bad maintenance procedures and significant lapses in...

August 28, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's BOI approves floating LNG unit in Hambantota

Sri Lanka's Board of Investment said it had signed a 97.2 million dollar agreement allowing setting up of floating liqu...

August 24, 2020 1 min read

Utilities Commission probing reason for countrywide blackout on August 16

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka is conducting investigations at the Kerawalapitiya and Norochcholai power p...

Chanka Jayasinghe
August 21, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka power cuts, IPPs in play with coal plants down after grid failure

Sri Lanka's Independent Power Producers are generating 35 percent of daily energy, with the Mahweli River plants adding ...

August 19, 2020 3 min read
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Load-shedding or power cuts from tonight for four days

Electricity consumers around the country should expect load-shedding from tonight for at least four days, official sourc...

August 18, 2020 1 min read

Minister and PUCSL demand reports about countrywide power failure in three days

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) has demanded that the Ceylon Electricity Board submit an investigat...

August 17, 2020 1 min read

Sri Lanka in extended blackout as grid fails repeatedly - Update

Sri Lanka's power blackout which started around mid-day has extended towards nightfall as grid failed repeatedly while e...

August 17, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka power grid in total cascading failure

Sri Lanka's power supply operated by state-run Ceylon Electricity Board was hit by a cascading failure cutting off power...

August 17, 2020 1 min read

CEB customers need to pay only what they paid in February for March, April and May - Cabinet

Electricity consumers facing huge bills after the COVID 19 lockdown are to be given further relief at a loss of Rs 3bn t...

July 16, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Electricity Board loses Rs20bn up to April 2020

Sri Lanka's state run Ceylon Electricity Board lost 20.8 billion rupees up to April 2020, on top of a 85.4 billion rupee...

July 15, 2020 2 min read

Govt officials scheming to reduce unit cost offered to rooftop solar power suppliers, industry reps ...

A group of high-level government officials allegedly in cohorts with the “diesel and coal mafia” are planning to red...

July 10, 2020 4 min read

More relief for electricity consumers struggling to pay inflated bills caused by the COVID lockdown

The Cabinet of Ministers at their weekly meeting today considered a number of concessions for consumers proposed by Powe...

July 9, 2020 2 min read

Government asks electricity consumers to pay their bills, relief measures will follow

The government is asking electricity consumers to pay their bills in full for now until a proper method for relief is fo...

Imesh Ranasinghe
July 2, 2020 2 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator fires salvo against fossil plants by adding up eco-costs

Sri Lanka's power regulator has released a study of 'externalities', where an attempt has been made to give a cash value...

June 11, 2020 2 min read
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