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Sri Lanka CPC officials pressured at Human Rights Commission meeting, claims minister

CEB agreed for uninterrupted power supply until February 17.

January 27, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka ensure uninterrupted power supply during A/L exams - PUCSL chief

Sri Lanka has been implementing intermittent power cuts since March last year

January 26, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka eyes Saudi investments for energy, real estate, Port City - Foreign Minister 

Sri Lanka's relationship with Saudi was hit by forced cremation under former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa

January 24, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB refuses to limit power cuts during exams despite regulator request

The PUCSL has been critical on excess electricity tariff hike planned by CEB

January 23, 2023 2 min read
Sri Lanka's fuel imports unlikely to hit by Middle Eastern conflict amid uncertainty - Minister

The country has already secured tenders for supply until June next year, but there could be uncertainties,

Sri Lanka not going to re-introduce fuel pass: Minister

Fears that petrol prices could rise to 100 US dollars per barrel or that there will be a shortage of fuel

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa, Indian PM Modi meet ahead of USD 1 bln credit line deal

The USD 1 billion credit line is expected to be signed during Rahjapaksa's visit, which was postponed twice.

March 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's energy crisis continues with three-hour power cuts scheduled for March 17

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said other areas will experience two hours of outage in two blocks.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 16, 2022 1 min read

Cooking gas shortages in Sri Lanka again amid worsening dollar crisis

Laugfs said it needs on average 15-30 million US dollars per month to import gas.

Mahadiya Hamza
March 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts up to 5.5 hours on March 16


March 16, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lankan transport service providers struggle after sharp fuel price hikes

‘’Diesel prices increased by one third so travel fees will be increased from 1,800 to 2,000 rupees,” he said.

Dulya de Silva and Neshella Perera
March 15, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka schedules 3 hour 45 min power cuts on March 15

Power cuts the same as March 14

March 14, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of over 3 hours for March 14

Power crisis worsened because the authorities denied the CEB of 1-2 hour power cuts to conserve hydro storage

March 14, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka buys 96MW for Southern grid power crisis from ACE

That the Southern grid would face a serious deficit was warned earlier

March 13, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hours for March 13

1 hour block for some areas, 3 hour 15 for others

March 13, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka and India in 100MW solar plant in former coal project location

In the location of the cancelled joint venture coal plant

March 12, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka Petrol at Rs254 and Diesel at Rs176 a litre after CPC hike

Octane 92 price was increased by 43.5-pct to record 254 rupees a litre while diesel raised 45.5-pct to 176 rupees.

March 12, 2022 2 min read

Lanka IOC raises fuel prices to record high

Ceypetco incurs a loss of 128 rupees per litre of diesel and 80 from a litre of petrol as of March 10 - Ceypetco chief

March 11, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka maintains near 4 hour power cut; furnace oil, diesel storage down

Sapugaskanda A, Uthuru Janani and Sojitz have diesel to run only for another 1.4, 1.3 and 2.4 days respectively - CEB

March 10, 2022 2 min read

India gives US$500mn credit line, hopes to end fuel shortages

Sri Lanka can use the credit line to buy oil from India and also third countries

March 10, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka faces near 4 hour power cut on Thursday

Sojitz, Sapugaskanda B and Kelanitissa plants have enough fuel to run for 2.6 days,  1.7 days and 1.1 days respectively...

March 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka power crisis to affect parliament; speaker asks MPs to brace themselves

"I expect your cooperation and understanding in the event there are inconveniences or delays."

March 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 2.5-hours for March 09

However, the PUCSL has not published any approved schedule at the time of writing.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 8, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB maintains 7.5-hour power cut on Tuesday; Fuel deficit, drought weigh

CEB: There is a power deficit of 398 MW for the day peak, 518 MW for the evening peak and 409 MW for the night peak.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 7, 2022 3 min read

Pandemonium at Sri Lanka foreign ministry consular office after power goes out

"The people were outraged because the power cut inconvenienced their work."

Mahadiya Hamza
March 7, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka PM wants ruling party local govt bodies to turn off street lamps

Prime Minister Rajapaksa called for their assistance in what he called the “national duty” of conserving electricity...

March 7, 2022 2 min read
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