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Sri Lanka Energy Minister says pruned CPC trade union privileges last month

CPC trade unions have been powerful and challenged successive governments in the past

March 29, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC to compensate partial losses by filling stations after advanced price cut - minister

Protesters demanded the abolishment of

March 29, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka slashes fuel prices after protests-led queues 

Price revision date advanced on President's advice - Minister

March 29, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka petroleum utility battles unions over anti-privatization protests

Union leaders sent on compulsory leave CPC says

March 29, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka discriminatory electricity prices, cannot be solved by politicians: Minister

neither myself, nor senior ministry officials nor ministers intervene to calculate tariffs

Sri Lanka seeks JICA help for domestic roof top solar

Requests JICA financing for renewable energy integration, and domestic and commercial roof top solar

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hours 40 mins from May 19-21

The government has said it has secured diesel supply from Indian credit line.

May 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to start cooking gas distribution from May 19 - Litro chairman

People have started street protests demanding cooking gas from the government.

Mahadiya Hamza
May 18, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC owes US$730mn for past oil, in talks for petrol ship

A petrol ship in Sri Lanka waters but the supplier was owed US$53mn

May 18, 2022 1 min read

No petrol in Sri Lanka till May 20/21 weekend: Energy Minister

"With the CBSL giving us a new schedule, we have given a promise in writing to make the payments in the next 15 days."

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Electricity Board loses Rs32bn in 1Q as price hikes stalled

Short term borrowings shot up to 58 billion rupees by March 2022 from 33 billion rupees, from December 2021

May 18, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hours 40 mins on May 18

Two hour cuts in daytime and 1 hours 40 minutes at night

May 17, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hours 40 mins on May 17

"There is a possibility that the daily power outages will increase to 15 hours a day" - Prime Minister

May 17, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka PM says CPC still incurs losses despite fuel price hike

Prime Minister says the CPC can no longer bear the losses.

May 17, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka PM explains energy sector's gloomy picture, possibility of 15-hr power cut

New Prime Minister reveals the grim reality of the economy

May 16, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka brings down power cut duration to 3 hour 20 mins for May 14

The CEB has not operated any thermal power plant in the last two days because there was no fuel - PUCSL chief

May 14, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka schedules 5-hour power cut for May 13-14

Power cut duration has gradually increased to 5 hours after the curfew lifted partially

May 12, 2022 1 min read
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Sri Lanka schedules powercut of 5-hours for May 12

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May 12, 2022 1 min read

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
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