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Tuesday June 18th, 2024

Sri Lanka state bank to give credit for coal imports after power hike: Minister

Rs 22 bn from Bank of Ceylon and Rs50 bn from People's Bank

February 19, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka industries grumble over latest electricity tariff hike 

Sri Lanka has raised electricity tariff more than 100 percent in the last 7 months

February 16, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka PUCSL chief says will go to court against tariff hike

"However I know one thing, and that is the CEB is unable to manage whatever the income they get."

February 16, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka finally ends daily power cuts after unpopular tariff hike

Sri Lanka will finally end daily scheduled power cuts from Thursday February 16

February 16, 2023 2 min read
No power cut due to breakdown in Sri Lanka’s coal power plant: CEB

A breakdown in an emergency generator of the Ceylon Electricity Board’s Lakvijaya power plant won't impact consumers

World Bank discusses Sri Lanka power interconnectivity with India

The World Bank made a presentation on the current structure of the regional electricity markets and interconnectivity

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

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
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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

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