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Sunday December 3rd, 2023

Sri Lanka refinery in Trincomallee discussed with India


November 13, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's state-run CPC raises price of diesel, kerosene to reduce losses 

Both diesel and kerosene had been sold at a loss before the price hike

November 12, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka maintains 2 hour power cut from November 9-11

Sri Lanka has faced short supply of coal

November 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Litro Gas hikes prices

A 12.5kg cylinder price will be raised by Rs80 to Rs4,360

November 6, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka's CEB proposes 23-pct power bill cut for low users: Minister

No mention was made of the proposed tariff for industrial or commercial users.

Denying Sri Lanka PUCSL Chief entry to his own ouster debate deplorable: Eran

Sri Lanka parliament has 'bizarre record' over independent commissions

Sri Lanka schedules 5 hours of power cuts for Apr 04

CEB had requested 7 hours

April 3, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules less than 2 hour power cuts using borrowed fuel

Sri Lanka has received a 40,000 metric tonne diesel consignment under a 500 million dollar Indian credit line

April 2, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka gets diesel ship from Indian credit line

The distribution is expected to start from this evening

April 2, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator wants early school closure

Private bus and school van operators have threatened to stop services if diesel shortages continue

April 2, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts up to 8.5 hours for April 02

Saturday's power cut duration has declined to 8.5 hours from Friday's 12 hours

April 1, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator in court seeking US$200mn from central bank

The regulator says relevant authorities have failed to take advice given since 2016

April 1, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts up to 12 hours for April 01

Power cut duration has been extended mainly due to lack of fuel amid severe shortage of US dollars for imports.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 31, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka hopes to reduce power cuts after April 02 Indian diesel ship

We can reduce power cuts to some extent after that

March 31, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Litro gas seeks price hike, hit by Rs4.5bn forex loss

Litro imports gas on one month credit

March 31, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts up to 13-hours for March 31

The CEB increases the duration of power cuts

March 30, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka could face longer power cuts, bus operators may withdraw as fuel shortages bite

Sri Lanka faces grim reality of the dollar shortage-led fuel, power crisis

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 30, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka electricity demand soars despite power cuts as price hike delayed

Customers adapt. But 10 hour power cuts will not leave room

March 30, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts up to 10-hours for March 30

Power cut duration has been increased to 10 hours from Wednesday

March 29, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka CEB struggles to pay for coal, salaries amid tariff hike delay: report

State banks heavily exposed to energy utilities

March 29, 2022 2 min read

US to provide credit for Sri Lanka’s renewable energy

Sri Lanka is facing extended power cuts due to lack of fuel imports and drought.

March 28, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 7.5 hour power cuts on March 29

The lack of fuel also has resulted in large queues for diesel and petrol despite record price hikes

March 28, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka energy minister blames fuel shortages on past decisions

"The fuel issue is being addressed now. We believe that in the coming days the over-consumption will end," he added.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules up to 5 hours of power cuts on March 28

Power demand up as price increase delayed

March 28, 2022 1 min read

Power crisis continue in Sri Lanka with five-hour cut scheduled for March 28

Sri Lanka is facing daily scheduled power outages as a result of an ongoing forex shortage.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's power crisis continues with 3.5-hour cuts scheduled for March 27

"We also have one million metric tons of coal which is enough for the next four to five months."

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 26, 2022 3 min read
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