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Sri Lanka expects India, Japan, New Fortress to join in LNG deal: Minister

Those companies are talking among themselves to operate jointly as far as I know

December 28, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka to get coal on credit from Indonesia's Arista Mitra

Deliveries to start from February 2023

December 27, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka plans up to 65-pct tariff hike in January: Minister

"PUCSL has not given sufficient increase in an August decision."

December 27, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka expects at least six coal ships in Jan

Existing coal stock are enough to operate two coal plants till January 08

December 27, 2022 1 min read
USAID, Sri Lanka unveil energy efficiency tracking platform

USAID partners with Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority to introduce platform to benchmark energy efficiency

Sri Lanka to promote electric vehicles among ministry officials

Exhibition of electric vehicles produced by local designers, to promote electric vehicle use among ministry officials

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

Sri Lanka petrol, diesel, stocks down to six days in forex crisis

Power demand surges as furnace oil plants run on diesel in the drought

February 22, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka power cuts scheduled for 2 and 3 hours

Sri Lanka's Ceylon Electricity Board will cut power for two hours from 430pm for some areas and three hours for others

February 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka scheduled power cuts Feb 21: two hours from 430pm

Southern grid is hit due to drawdown of Samanalawewa reservoir

February 21, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka paying highest ever price for oil in depreciated rupees: Minister

When the global crude price was at 147 US dollar per barrel in 2008, the rupee was only 108

February 20, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka Resus Energy trims debenture sale

Total issue reduced to Rs750mn from Rs1200mn

February 20, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka power cuts scheduled from 18 Feb amid forex crisis

Power will be cut in one hour blocks from 1430 hours to 1830 hours and in 45 minute blocks from 1830 to 2230pm.

February 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC losing Rs551mn a day, requires price hike: Minister

Even if the tax is reduced, we will have to increase the prices

February 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka Petroleum Minister bats for IMF deal as tankers stuck for dollars

I have expressed my view that we should go for IMF. Now most of the the cabinet ministers are for an IMF deal

Shihar Aneez
February 18, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka facing unscheduled power cuts from Feb 18 amid forex crisis

Several power plants have run out of fuel or are running out

February 18, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka’s CPC asks CEB to settle Rs22bn arrears to continue diesel supply


February 18, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka's CPC asks CEB to pay 30-pct more for diesel as oil prices go up

CEB has been informed the price of diesel to be increased to 146.31 rupees per liter from 121 rupees

Chanka Jayasinghe
February 17, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka CPC seeks fuel price hike: report

By end Feb CPC may lose Rs11bn

February 17, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB ordered to halve hydro power, police AC use: PUCSL

No scheduled power cuts allowed

February 15, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka gets first diesel shipment from India

The partnership continues to work towards energy security of Sri Lanka

February 15, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka to announce power cuts as hydro storage plunges: regulator

Today we hope to publish a schedule of power cuts which will allow consumers to plan their activities

February 15, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka may not be able to supply 50Hz power if Victoria, Kotmale dry up

The power grid will not be be able to ensure 50Hz in the grid without Victoria and Kotmale

February 14, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka appoints cabinet subcommittee to advance renewable energy drive

The president said the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has said it is “difficult to balance the grid”.

February 13, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka could face long power cuts, water shortages, Southern grid failures

Avoiding one hour power cuts is leading to further severe depletion of water storage

February 11, 2022 5 min read