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Sunday May 19th, 2024

Sri Lanka may have to depend on India or nuclear to reach low carbon target: researcher

The cost of reaching a very low carbon emission target may be around 40 billion US dollars

May 19, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB March 2024 profits Rs84bn with capital gain, fx strength

The rupee also appreciated in the March quarter

May 19, 2024 5 min read

Sri Lanka's CEB sells LTL shares to West Coast IPP for Rs26bn

Twenty-eight percent (28-pct) of share ownership

May 18, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka fresh water fishermen protest floating solar plant

"We urge the authorities to consider these risks and explore alternative locations"

May 17, 2024 2 min read
Sri Lanka to allow renewable power wheeling

Wheeling allows power from a plant to be carried to a different location by paying a fee to the network operator

Sri Lanka in discussion with Saudi-based ACWA Power for renewable energy project

Sri Lanka is in discussion for Saudi investments

Sri Lanka solar power costs down 20-pct as rupee strengthens

Demand for solar power is coming back as the Return on Investment is now higher

Apsara Rodrigo
May 7, 2024 1 min read

Unions threaten to "defeat" Sri Lanka electricity reforms bill outside parliament

"We say to parliament members, if you have a conscience, do not raise your hand in support of this bill," added Jayalal.

April 25, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka expects to finish Adani wind power price talks by May

May be by May we hope to conclude the negotiations

Apsara Rodrigo
April 22, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka electricity sector reforms gazetted

Public will have two weeks from day of presenting Bill to Parliament to challenge its legality in Supreme Court

April 18, 2024 1 min read

Iran President to visit Sr Lanka amid rising tension, inaugurate Uma Oya project

The long delayed project was originally to be completed in 2024

April 15, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka cabinet approves revised electricity reform bill

The electricity reform bill is linked to a $100mn budget support loan from the Asian Development bank

April 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to inaugurate delayed, Iran-assisted 120 MW Umaoya project this month

Iran could not fund the project as promised due to the economic sanctions by the U.S.

April 8, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka electricity sector reforms bill to be gazetted

New electricity reforms bill to be gazetted in next two weeks and presented to Parliament during April

March 29, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka's Adani wind power price lowered to 8.85 cents: Minister

They are now proposing 8.85 US cents or about 26.90 rupees

March 21, 2024 3 min read

Indian Adani Group says “vicious campaign” against its Sri Lanka wind project

EIA, tariff questioned in Adani's proposed wind power project in Mannar

Shihar Aneez
March 21, 2024 4 min read
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Sri Lanka calls competitive tender for 50MW Mannar plant with bird radar

The radars will detect any incoming flocks towards and shut down the turbines

March 20, 2024 1 min read

Bid to install solar panels in Sri Lanka places of worship awarded to Premier Energies Ltd

USD17mn dollars from Indian credit line to be used to install solar power systems in places of worship in Sri Lanka

March 19, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka negotiating PPA for J/V solar power plant with India's NTPS

The negotiations are ongoing in the modalities

March 17, 2024 1 min read

India's Adani to build Sri Lanka transmission line with wind plants

A line from Kilonocchi to New Habarana has to be built to evacuate power from wind plants

March 17, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka CEB experienced staff in alarming exodus after inflation, taxes: Union

Experienced engineers leaving to Ireland, New Zealand, Australia

March 15, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka evaluating 49 private renewable energy deals

Some of the projects have already obtained provisional approvals, environment clearances, land clearances

March 14, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka inks deal for 150MW solar park with transmission

Sri Lanka signed power purchase agreements for 150MW ground mount solar project at Solar Energy Park

March 14, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka looks for $11.26 bln investment to achieve renewable energy targets - CEB GM

Sri Lanka has planned to increase the renewable energy to 70% of the total energy mix by 2030

Shihar Aneez
March 12, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka awards 18MW of solar plants to Mahawa Solar, Hayleys Power, Capital City

International competitive bids were called for solar photovoltaic power plants for Matara and Vavunathivu substations

March 12, 2024 1 min read

Lakshitha Weerasinghe, top Sri Lanka power systems specialist, passes away

He is survived by a wife and daughter

March 12, 2024 1 min read
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