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CEB not paying interest for consumers’ security deposits – Consumer rights advocate

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) is not paying interest for security deposits consumers make when they sign up for the service, the Movement for Consumer Rights said.


Mixed generation plan to meet power shortage soon – Ravi

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.


CEB going against court order – Consumer rights group

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.


Insufficient rain for hydropower reservoirs – Ministry

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.


Cabinet approves 12 solar power plant projects

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved seven solar power plant projects as proposed by Power and Energy Minister Ravi Karunanayake.


UK to introduce waste-to-electricity system in SL

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.