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Monday December 4th, 2023

Sri Lanka keen to restart cancelled Japanese projects; Japan willing to lead creditor talks: PMD

He had also expressed an interest in exploring investment opportunities in renewable energy in Sri Lanka

September 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka power regulatory chief accuses state-run CPC of wrong crude import

"You can’t even run the plant using that crude oil. The only option left for the importers is to drink it," he said.

September 26, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka President asks Buddhist clergies to go for solar panels to reduce electricity bills

Sri Lankas has raised electricity tariff up to 75% for domestic purpose usage

September 24, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to call for fresh international coal tender amid further power cut threats 

The original tender was awarded to Black Sand Commodities FZ-LLC.

September 23, 2022 2 min read
Sri Lanka airport moves to tackle congestion as tourists return

Also attempting to re-start suspended Japanese funded terminal.

Sri Lanka's state-run Litro slashes cooking gas price citing drop in global market

Sri Lanka rupee appreciation has also contributed to price drop - Litro chief

Sri Lanka's CEB says scheduled power outages unlikely in January

"No matter what, we always maintain additional generators to provide power if anything breaks down."

Chanka Jayasinghe
January 11, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka northern power project suspension queried by China envoy

What is the signal this sends to the international investors

Shihar Aneez
January 11, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's China-backed Hambantota tank farm Lloyd's Register certified

Expects grown in 2022

January 9, 2022 1 min read

Power outages on the cards in Sri Lanka as CEB struggles to pay for furnace oil: unions

One union leader on Friday (07) asked CEB’s consumers to find candles.

Chanka Jayasinghe
January 7, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to lease 14 tanks to India Oil unit for 50-years

24 for exclusive use of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation

December 31, 2021 1 min read

Forex shortage, rating downgrade force Sri Lanka's sole oil refinery to close in Jan

However, the ministry assured consumers that there will not be a fuel shortage due to the closure.

December 30, 2021 2 min read

Prospects of swap, US$1.5bn India credits get closer after Sri Lanka minister comments

The credits could be unlocked following a 'gesture of goodwill'

December 29, 2021 6 min read

Sri Lanka CEB running low on fuel, power cuts loom amid money printing

Power cuts loom

December 28, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka forex shortages reaching electricity sector, CPC asks CEB to settle debt

CEB owes CEB Rs91bn

December 28, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka sees virtues of a fuel price formula as key JVP policy questioned

Petroleum Minister Udaya Gammanpila had also proposed the formula

December 22, 2021 2 min read
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Sri Lanka hikes petrol to Rs177, diesel Rs121 a litre

Super diesel was raised by 15 rupees a litre to 159 rupees

December 21, 2021 2 min read

Hour-long power outages in Sri Lanka until Wednesday (08): CEB

"There will be no island wide power cuts," the official said.

Chanka Jayasinghe
December 7, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka CPC laying US$41mn pipeline to halve oil unloading time

Existing pipeline is 45 to 75 years old and takes about 96 hours to unload a shipment

December 5, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka Consumer Authority bars sales of old gas stocks, new shipments only

Subject to higher levels of chemical which alerts with a smell

December 5, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka CEB engineers suspend work-to-rule

We suspended the work-to-rule campaign at the request of the President and positive response

December 3, 2021 1 min read

Sri Lanka to test LP Gas shipments, warning odourant hiked amid fire risk: minister

LP Gas companies asked to halt distribution until odourant hike to make leaks more detectable

December 3, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka power restored gradually after cascading failure

Sri Lanka has been experiencing heavy rains leading to record inflows to hydro power stations

December 3, 2021 2 min read

Sri Lanka power blackout as grid hit by cascading failure

Update: Failure in Kotmale-Biygama line suspected

December 3, 2021 2 min read

Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka ready to regulate LP Gas: Chairman

The Commission has not been legally empowered to regulate this area to date

December 2, 2021 3 min read

Sri Lanka faces blackouts after CEB official resisting unsolicited deals removed

"We are raising a voice against replacing the rule of law with the law of the jungle."

December 2, 2021 3 min read