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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

How Sri Lanka's electricity tariffs are expected to be revised: interview

There have been claims and counter claims about hiking tariffs and costs

February 9, 2023 6 min read
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 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 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

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
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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

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