A mixed generation plan that uses both thermal and renewable energy will be implemented to meet the growing electricity demand, Power & Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake told Parliament today.
A consumer rights' advocacy group today accused the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) of going against a direct order by the Court of Appeal which quashed the controversial 2014 CEB engineers' salary circular in April this year.
The Ministry of Power and Energy says that main reservoirs have not received adequate rainfall in the past few months despite several places in the country experiencing heavy rains in the Monsoon season.
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved seven solar power plant projects as proposed by Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake.
The United Kingdom has agreed to introduce a system to Sri Lanka to generate electricity using waste materials as a solution for the possible power crisis that could take place in the future.