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Sri Lanka power regulator says no law for retrospective tariff hikes

To revise the rates a public hearing is required which take a minimum of 45-days

January 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka cabinet nod for cost-reflective electricity tariff

new tariff hike is expected to increase the current rate by more than 50 percent

January 10, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator says 10-hour power cuts avoided

"We have secured around 25 coal shipments for this year."

January 7, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator vows not to allow cabinet driven power hike

Regulator has been in a tug-of-war with CEB, minister in the last 6 months.

January 5, 2023 3 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

Sri Lanka power cuts of up to 7.5h for March 07 based on fuel crisis

Provisional schedule

March 6, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Transport Board to re-fuel private buses, more diesel promised

Private bus owners had requested fuel from SLTB to avoid being in queues with the rest of the public

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 6, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka regulator says power cuts may or may not take place

The scheduled power shedding may not take place or reduced depending on the availability of fuel stocks - PUCSL

March 5, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka schedules power cuts up to 7 hours on March 05, 2.5 Mar 06

P,Q,R,S,T,W areas to have only 4 hours on Saturday

March 4, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka likely to receive fuel shipment under Indian credit this month

"We are likely to receive Indian oil parcels as soon as this month as they are fast tracking the process"

March 4, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka sees LP gas shortages re-emerge amid forex crisis

"With today's situation, there will be another shortage of gas by next week."

Mahadiya Hamza
March 4, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 7.5-hours for March 03

All areas will experience a five-hour power cut between 8.30 am and 6pm, the PUCSL said.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 2, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to face 7.5 hour power cut on March 02 as energy crisis intesifies

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) confirmed the decision to reporters Tuesday (01) afternoon.

Chanka Jayasinghe
March 1, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka gives 1.9mn barrel petrol supply deal to UAEs OQ Trading

OQ Trading will supply petrol from February 15, 2020 to October 14, 2022

March 1, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 3 hours for March 01

Analysts say the power cuts can extend till April- May depending on the fuel supply.

Chanka Jayasinghe
February 28, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of over 5 hours for Feb 28

Up to 2 hours 45 minutes in P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W areas.

February 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka expects March furnace oil ship to ease power cuts: Minister

Furnace oil ship due on March 03

February 26, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka IOC unit raises petrol to Rs204, Diesel to Rs139 a litre

The price hike came amid a rise in global prices

February 26, 2022 1 min read
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