STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION ON THE PROPOSED ELECTRICITY TARIFF 2022
(Public Notice under Section 17 of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Act No. 35 of 2002)
The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (Commission) hereby notifies its decision to hold a Stakeholder Consultation on the proposed electricity tariff for 2022 by the Distribution Licensee (Ceylon Electricity Board) under Section 30 of Sri Lanka Electricity Act No 20 of 2009.
The Distribution Licensee has proposed to raise its revenue by 82% with the implementation of the proposed tariff. However, the Commission is of the view that the maximum revenue increase should not be more than 57% for which the Commission recommends the Treasury to pay LKR 60 billion as the subsidy for Ceylon Electricity Board.
The Commission intends to conduct the Stakeholder Consultation as prescribed under section 17 of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Act No. 35 of 2002 and according to the procedure approved by the Commission for Stakeholder Consultation.
The STAKEHOLDERs and General Public are hereby invited to surrender written submissions if any on the impacts or any issues or information connected with the proposed electricity tariff revision and the Commission may consider such submissions or may request such parties, if necessary, to give oral evidence at the oral session of the Stakeholder Consultation.
This Stakeholder Consultation is held under and by virtue of powers vested with the Commission under Section 17 of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka Act No 35 of 2002. The Date, Time and Venue will be informed to the Public due course by a similar notice published in the newspapers and via the official website of the Commission (pucsl.gov.lk)
Written submissions if any should be within 21 days from the date of this notice to:
Ways to respond
Respond online by accessing the web. www.pucsl.gov.lk
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
by accessing the official Facebook Account: www.facebook.com/pucsl
or write to
Stakeholder Consultation on Electricity Tariff Revision 2022,
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka,
Level 06, BOC Merchant Tower, No. 28, St. Michael’s Road, Colombo 03.
For further information and/or clarification please contact Mr Kanchana Siriwardana on 0777185007
BY ORDER OF THE COMMISSION
28th June 2022