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Sri Lanka President directs for uninterrupted power supply with record tariff hike

Sri Lanka stops power cuts after increasing electricity tariff more than double from January last year

February 16, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka hikes power tariffs ahead of IMF deal

Tariff hike subject to conditions

February 15, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka PUCSL chairman writes to CEB saying tariff hike cannot be implemented

Three members of the commission have instead approved the CEB filing in full

February 15, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka electricity tariff controversy takes new turn

PUCSL chairman alleges irregular attempts to approve tariff hike

February 15, 2023 3 min read
Sri Lanka revised electricity reform law to cabinet next week: Minister

The proposed new electricity bill is listed on the agenda for the approval of the cabinet ministers for next Monday.

Sri Lanka charges US$2mn annual fee from Sinopec, R M Parks, LIOC

Lanka IOC was previously not charged a fee.

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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