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Saturday December 2nd, 2023

Sri Lanka's power regulator, USAID launch dispatch data dashboard

The dashboard is ​an online platform designed to enhance transparency in the management of power distribution.

December 1, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka developing law for nuclear power plants: Minister

We will be calling EOIs once the legal framework is ready

November 27, 2023 1 min read

Will pass on CEB gains to consumers: Sri Lanka minister

If CEB makes any operating profit by December due to rains, those gains will be passed onto consumers in April.

November 25, 2023 3 min read

Solar power project at Sri Lanka airport

BIA has started a 100 kilowatt solar power pilot project on the roof of its passenger terminal building

November 23, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka officials discuss next steps in electricity reform

Observations made by development agencies ADB, JICA, World Bank, USAID

Sri Lanka cabinet approves proposed electricity sector reforms bill

Once approved by parliament, new Electricity Act will enable unbundling of CEB, and allow private sector participation

Sri Lanka CEB makes Rs18.2bn loss up to Aug amid controlled prices : FinMin

Cost per unit at selling point had gone up to Rs45.71 per kilo Watt hour, from Rs29.17 per kilo Watt hour last year

November 20, 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

Apsara Rodrigo
November 18, 2023 2 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

November 18, 2023 2 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.

Nethmi Rajawasam
November 17, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka to regulate solar panel importers, acquire 1,100 mw of renewable energy

Sustainable Energy Authority would be given power to regulate solar panel importers and prices

November 8, 2023 2 min read

Power minister meets Italy ambassador to talk renewable energy financing

Wijesekera said that he discussed sector reforms and investment opportunities in power and energy sector

November 6, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks interest for two 100MW floating solar plants

The CEB is offering the surface of Samanalawewa Reservoir which it owns for the plants

November 5, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka discriminatory electricity prices, cannot be solved by politicians: Minister

neither myself, nor senior ministry officials nor ministers intervene to calculate tariffs

November 2, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka seeks JICA help for domestic roof top solar

Requests JICA financing for renewable energy integration, and domestic and commercial roof top solar

November 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka's cross-subsidising power tariff revision questioned

According to the organisation, the “differential” tariffs are inequitable and make little economic sense.

November 1, 2023 6 min read
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Sri Lanka electricity reform law may reach parliament in Jan 2023

I would imagine there would be a lot of challenges

November 1, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka cabinet nod for revising power tariffs every three months

This was taking into consideration “the inconveniences the public has to confront”, the minister said.

October 31, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka electricity reform bill submitted to cabinet

The proposed reforms will unbundle the services of CEB

October 31, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka roof top solar users can switch metering, financing for new users

Roof top solar customers to be allowed migration between net plus, net metering, net accounting; financing for new users

October 30, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka seeks investors for 200MW floating solar plant on Samanalawewa

Cabinet nod to call proposals from private investors to build a floating solar plant on the Samanalawewa reservoir

October 24, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka energy minister justifies latest tariff hike; warns of worse 2024

Sri Lanka has raised electricity tariff more than double since August last year

Shihar Aneez
October 23, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka AG may clear electricity reform bill next week: Minister


October 23, 2023 1 min read

Sri Lanka president reiterates power grid connectivity plans with India

“India’s electricity system and Sri Lanka’s electricity system will be connected. This will be across Mannar,” h...

October 23, 2023 3 min read

Sri Lanka domestic power tariffs up 18-pct, hotels, industry 12-pct

General purpose up about 22-pct

October 20, 2023 2 min read

Sri Lanka CEB senior engineers blame proposed tariff hikes on unions

Pathirage said, however, that hydropower generation costs will likely reduce as the rains continue.

October 17, 2023 3 min read
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