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Sri Lanka power regulator approves 75pc tariff hike

| Updated: August 09, 2022 17:03:58


Amila Uduwerell, an IT officer who is home-based uses a car battery to charge his laptops as he works during the seven hours power outage, in Colombo, Sri Lanka on March 2, 2022 — Reuters/Files Amila Uduwerell, an IT officer who is home-based uses a car battery to charge his laptops as he works during the seven hours power outage, in Colombo, Sri Lanka on March 2, 2022 — Reuters/Files

Sri Lanka's power regulator said on Tuesday it had approved a 75 per cent hike in power tariffs, reports Reuters.

"The Commission decided to approve a fair electricity tariff, taking all these public and other stakeholder comments into consideration," Janaka Ratanayke, chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, said in a statement.

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