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Sri Lanka PUCSL chairman writes to CEB saying tariff hike cannot be implemented

Three members of the commission have instead approved the CEB filing in full

February 15, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka electricity tariff controversy takes new turn

PUCSL chairman alleges irregular attempts to approve tariff hike

February 15, 2023 3 min read

How Sri Lanka's electricity tariffs are expected to be revised: interview

There have been claims and counter claims about hiking tariffs and costs

February 9, 2023 6 min read

Sri Lanka appoints commissioner to replace a resigned PUCSL member

PUCSL was hit by resignations amid disputes over a tariff hike and other decisions.

February 5, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka to get power plant with energy storage system in North

Global renewable energy developer proposes to set up 700mw solar power plant with battery storage system in Kilinochchi

Sri Lanka's CPC to implement daily automated price revising system from next year

CPC dealers were briefed on the implementation of a daily automated price revising system from 2024

Sri Lanka in talks with Russia for oil imports: Minister

Some people suggested that we talk to Russia

May 6, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hour 20 min for May 06

The same schedule will apply for May 07 and May 08.

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 5, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka requests fuel price formulae from supplies to minimise losses: energy minister

Cabinet has requested both Ceypetco and Lanka IOC to propose price formulas to minimise losses for the state.

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 5, 2022 5 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hour 20 min for May 5

Power cuts continue in Sri Lanka amid fuel shortage due to lack of US dollars

May 4, 2022 1 min read

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
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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
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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
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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

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
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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
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