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Sri Lanka's state-run LP gas firm reduces prices on easing global price

Sri Lanka saw long queues for cooking gas last year

January 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka cabinet delays electricity tariff hike amid rising opposition 

Government has already increased tariffs by over 50% in 2022

January 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka power regulator on collision course with cabinet

Their target is to earn 100 billion rupees from all citizens that uses less than 120 units in 2023

January 2, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka plans to hike renewable purchase tariffs after currency collapse

"Parties that came for tenders and put bids can no longer proceed on the basis of tenders."

January 2, 2023 2 min read
Saliya Wickramasuriya to head Sri Lanka's Petroleum Corp

Saliya Wickramasuriya appointed as chairman of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation and Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminals Ltd

Sri Lanka villagers mail electricity bills to MP Sanath Nishantha: report

"Please also settle the bills of these poor daily-wage earners,” one resident told Swarnavahini.

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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Sri Lanka schedules 2 to 3 hour power cuts on Feb 26-27

Three hours on Saturday, Sunday cuts only to ABC

February 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka needs US$1,285mn for three months of oil, US$500mn from India: Minister

Oil prices are rising due to Russian invasion of Ukraine

February 25, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka export zones under BOI excluded from power cuts: Minister

Industries with generators paid Rs36 per unit

February 25, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka schedules power cuts of 5 hours on Feb 25

Power cuts of 5 hours and 15 minutes had been approved for P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W areas

February 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's power outages have not impacted vaccine cold chain so far: official

“We need fuel supply as a priority, because without fuel we cannot supplement the electricity supply with generators."

February 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka power cuts fail to save enough water

10.3GWh of water used on February 23

February 24, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka power cut schedule for Feb 24 over 4 hours

A B C groups to have 2 our 40 minute block in the morning, others 2 hours.

February 23, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka former PM calls for pause to power cuts till advanced level exams end

"Because the outages occur at different times in different areas, they can file a fundamental rights petition,” he sai...

February 23, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to have scheduled power cuts of 4.5 hours on Feb 23

The power cuts will be divided between daytime and the evening peak

February 22, 2022 1 min read

Demand spikes for fuel, power generators in Sri Lanka amid power crisis and forex shortages

Fuel stations in the country have seen a sudden increase in demand for all types of fuel.

Chanka Jayasinghe
February 22, 2022 4 min read
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