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Sunday December 3rd, 2023

Sri Lanka cabinet clears CEB re-structure proposal: Minister

Electricity Reforms Bill will be drafted within a month

November 29, 2022 1 min read

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

November 27, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's PUCSL failed in power regulation for 9 years: Minister

It is after nine years that the prices were revised

November 25, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka looking to purchase Russian oil at discounted pricing: foreign minister

“As our president put it, when the elephants fight, it’s the grass that gets trampled."

November 24, 2022 3 min read
Sri Lanka inks deal with Korea for floating solar plants

KIAT will give a grant of 5.2 million  dollars to the Sustainable Energy Authority in order to build the projects.

Sri Lanka raises fuel quota for cars to 40 litres, bikes 14

The new ration will be effetive from midnight May 31.

Sri Lanka's Ceypetco hikes petrol, diesel prices, halts rationing

Octane 92 price up to 338 rupees a litre while auto diesel prices raised by 64.2-pct to 289 rupees

April 19, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 3 hours power cuts on April 19

2 hours in the day time and 1 hour 20 minutes in the night

April 18, 2022 1 min read

Lanka IOC raises fuel prices to fresh record high

Latest hike will see price of Octane 92 rising 11.6% to record 338 rupees a litre, auto diesel by 35% to 289 rupees

April 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 4 hour power cuts on April 18

3 hours in the day time and 1 hour and 20 minutes in the evening

April 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka coal plant may shut in May unless two ships unloaded: sources

If the coal ships leave if no payment made next week, coal plant may shut in May

April 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka rations fuel to motorists as currency crisis continues

The move comes three days after Sri Lanka declared "preemptive default" on its foreign loans

April 15, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka CPC bans fuel supply in cans, barrels

This measure was also to channel the saved fuel to supply uninterrupted power during the Sinhala-Tamil new year

Mahadiya Hamza
April 12, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC loses up to 1 billion rupees daily amid rupee fall

CPC is losing 110 rupees per litre of diesel sold and 52 rupees for a litre of petrol

April 12, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to reduce power cut duration from April 18 as rains start - PUCSL

The power cuts to be reduced due to enough availability of fuel, coal, and water

Mahadiya Hamza
April 11, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's monthly fuel bill rises to $700 mln in April - CPC

"We are now spending 128 US dollar per barrel of diesel and 121 US dollars for petrol."

April 11, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka seeks second US$500mn oil credit from India: CPC

By end April about 375 to 400 million from the credit line would be used

April 11, 2022 1 min read

Two more die in Sri Lanka fuel queues amid shortage

Sri Lanka still face fuel shortage and motorists are forced to wait hours

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
April 11, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 4-hour power cuts for April 11, 12; 2h for April 16, 17

Sri Lanka's power cut duration reduced after receiving diesel via Indian fuel credit line

April 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts up to 3.5 hours for April 09, 10

"Our plants still do not have adequate fuel supply to run fully."

April 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka has used 60-pct of USD 500 mln Indian fuel credit line - sources

Around 60 percent of the fuel credit has been already used

April 8, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka president's close ally admits blunders on IMF, rupee, debt restructuring 

"I was within and outside the cabinet telling that we should have gone to the IMF a year ago."

April 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator seeks diesel from India envoy

Therefore the Commission expects your intervention in securing a diesel stock of 37,000 Metric tonnes

April 7, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 6.5 hours of power cuts from April 6-8

The power utility provider last week pledged to reduce the power cut duration to below 4 hours

April 5, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator wants minister for crisis hit energy sector


April 5, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 6.5 hours of power cuts for April 5

A 13-hour power cuts prevailed last week, but the duration is shortened after Indian fuel shipments arrived in.

April 4, 2022 1 min read
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