The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (the Commission) is the economic, technical and safety regulator of the electricity industry in Sri Lanka. The Commission is entrusted with the function to collect and record information relating to the electricity industry of the country.
The long term goals for electricity sector of Sri Lanka published by the Commission consist of a set of long – term goals, one of which being “Charges levied by service provider in 2014 is reduced by 10% in real terms by 2020”, (goal number 8).
The intention of this report is to identify the cost drivers of the charges levied by the Distribution Licensees and present it in a way of comparison. The Commission has been approving the allowed charges of Licensees since 2012, and therefore the Commission possesses detailed information related to allowed charges for years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. This information was used in preparing this report.