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Electricity Minister apologizes for bottle lamp story. Media spokesperson resigns.

Electricity and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera has apologized to the people for the statement made by the media spokesperson of the Electricity Board, Engineer Noel Priyantha, who said in a TV interview that children should study by lamplight. Also, the media spokesperson of the Electricity Board who made the statement has also resigned from his …

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Hydropower generation is down.

The Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers Union (CEBEU) says that due to the current dry weather conditions and insufficient rainfall in the catchment areas, thermal power production has increased to 57%. CEBEU President Soumya Kumaravadu says, hydropower generation at the beginning of the yearIt has reached its full capacity. However, with the onset of dry weather, …

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The leave of the employees of the Electricity Board will be cancelled.

A circular has been issued canceling the leave of all employees of Ceylon Electricity Board until further notice. CEB Acting General Manager Engineer (Dr.) Narendra De Silva has issued the said circular today. According to the provisions of Extraordinary Gazette No. 2363/02 published on 18 December 2023, President Ranil Wickramasinghe declared all services related to …

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Secretary of Electricity Users Association arrested

A march organized by the Electricity Users Association against the increase in electricity bills started in Divulapitiya this morning (01). It is reported that 6 people have been arrested by the police during this protest. According to the report, the National Secretary of the Electricity Users Association Sanjeeva Dhammika and A budhdhisr monk are among …

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