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Wednesday June 19th, 2024

Sri Lanka power outages from falling trees worsened by unfilled vacancies: CEB union

Despite electricity being declared an essential service, vacancies have not been filled, the union charged

May 25, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka eyes private battery systems to counter renewable power instability

The batteries are planned for 2024-2030 period

May 23, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka has power breakdowns amidst extreme weather

36,900 breakdowns resulting in power interruptions to more than 300,000 consumers in the last three days due to weather

May 23, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka opposition drops bombshell on Mannar wind power tender

Sustainable Energy Authority blocked low price financial bids from being opened?

May 22, 2024 2 min read
Sri Lanka's CEB eyes sharply lower tariffs for smaller domestic users: Minister

Wickremesinghe government has raised electricity prices by more than 100% in line with commitments made to IMF

TISL raises concerns over Adani’s Sri Lanka power deal; demands transparency

Adani Group says all due process followed

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

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
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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

Sri Lanka expects to have nuclear power framework ready next year: Minister

Capacity required for nuclear waste disposal, handling emergencies, evaluating projects

Apsara Rodrigo
March 10, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka central bank mainly responsible for electricity price cut

Rupee appreciation had reduced the cost of imported coal

March 10, 2024 4 min read

Sri Lanka makes 26 revisions to published electricity reform bill

Changes made following feedback from stakeholders

March 9, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka to call tenders for 50MW Mannar wind power plant

Next week we plant to advertise tenders for a 50MW wind plant in Mannar

March 8, 2024 1 min read

Sri Lanka negotiating power purchase price with India's Adani: Minister

We hope to conclude the evaluation very quickly

March 8, 2024 3 min read

Sri Lanka considering nuclear power as an energy option: Min

In order to develop nuclear power, a legal framework must be put in place

Apsara Rodrigo
March 7, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to build floating solar power plants on Chandrika Wewa, Kiriiban Wewa

"The proposed projects will add about 3 gigawatt hours of annual electricity generation to the national grid."

March 5, 2024 2 min read