Public Utilties Commission of Sri Lanka is the economic, technical and safety regulator of the electricity industry.The Commission regulates the industry through licenses, regulations,rules and methodologies.
The following activities of the electricity industry in Sri Lanka are regulated;
Sri Lanka’s electricity transmission is in a monopolistic environment where the state utility Ceylon Electricity Board has been given the license for transmission on behalf of the electricity sector.
Giving an electricity supply to your premises from the electricity grid at a controlled voltage is the distribution of electricity.
A license should be obtained from the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka to distribute electricity.
Distribution licensees in Sri Lanka