Sri Lanka Electricity Board Emergency Number: 1987

The Ceylon Electricity Board had activated a new hotline number of 1987 from any telephone lines, this hotline would cater to all your problems of electricity power failure, blackout, electric shortage and all other electricity issues.

This Hotline Number have been announces after the several issues face by public to calling to electricity board when the country came under blackout situation in recent past.

Solar Pumping Motor Systems for Farmers – from Micro PC System

Micro PC System introduces a green concept from the agricultural industry with wild life and Business industries and home Gardens, the company introducing Solar Pumping System at an affordable cost.

The System can be applied to many occasions such as People & Animal Drinking water in remote areas, Farmland Irrigation, Desertification control, Swimming Pools and City Landscape water use.

  • No External Battery Required.
  • No Electricity Required.
  • 5HP to 55 HP Solutions.

For more details contact to Micro PC System on 077-3076409 or see below image

Solar Pumping Motor Systems for Farmers – from Micro PC System
Solar Pumping Motor Systems for Farmers – from Micro PC System

Pay your March Electricity bill by HNB Mobile/ Internet Banking and Enjoy 10% off

HNB offers you a special discount of 10% off on your electricity bill value goes back to your HNB account when you pay it through HNB Mobile or Internet Banking.

  • Each account holder can pay up to 2 electricity bills.
  • This offer is valid only during the month of March.

For more details contact to HNB Towers, E Banking Division, Level 14, 479, T.B. Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10. Tel. 011-2660520 E-mail: ebanking@hnb.lk  or see below image

Pay your March Electricity bill by HNB Mobile Internet Banking and Enjoy 10% off
Pay your March Electricity bill by HNB Mobile Internet Banking and Enjoy 10% off

Rs. 212 Million fine on power pirates last year

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CRB) collected Rs. 212 million as fines from power pirates during raids conducted last year, Power and Energy Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said.

The minister said 3,199 people were found guilty of power pirating CEB sources said some had altered electricity meters while Others had tapped power illegally.

Minister Ranawaka said the government has taken measures to provide electricity to 96 percent of the people considering access to power is a right of the masses. “Illegal power tapping causes damages to the CEB as well as to the national economy.” he said. Ministry officials requested the public to inform of power pirates on 2422259.

 

POWER SUPPLY TO REACH 100% AFTER COMPLETION

The transmission of 300 MWs to the national grid from the third and final phase of the Lakvijaya Coal Power Plant (LCPP) was expected to begin by the end of August, Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) announced. Two generators are running at the moment with a capacity of 300 MWs each and the installation of a third generator with the same capacity is almost completed now. With the launching of the three phases of the LCPP by the end of this month the CEB will be adding 900 MWs to the national grid.

The total cost of the three phased LCPP, one of the largest development projects undertaken by China in Sri Lanka, which started construction in 2006, was US$ 1,341 million (Rs. 1,743 billion). With commissioning of the LCPP, the CEB would be in a position to provide power to every household in the country. The country’s power coverage is at 96% at present.

How to Reduce Electricity Consumption in Srilanka?

These are the common question from every srilankan who is badly affect from the electricity fare hike in recent past, The electricity fare revision was badly harmed to the domestic/home user; who using Electricity consumption from 50 to 700 Units, where it is bit attractive to industrialise users more than 700 units.

Therefore many companies are coming with the new products to reduce electricity consumption, here is another best way to reduce your electricity.

Finco Green Energy Solution is offers a Solar Power system at an attractive price from Rs. 90,000.00 upwards to reduce your electricity consumption for future.

Call Green Energy Solution for more details and other information 0777 329 173 I 0777 736 153 I 0777 360 211

How to Reduce Electricity Consumption in Srilanka
How to Reduce Electricity Consumption in Srilanka

Be free from your Electricity bill cost for 3 months by Shopping at Cargills Foodcity in June, 2013

Promotion Starts:            1st June 2013

Promotion ends:              30th June 2013

 

Cargills Foodcity will pay up to Rs.5000 a month on electricity bills for 3 months! Walk in to any Cargills Foodcity and buy goods worth Rs.500 including 3 nominated brands and be a winner.

A maximum of Rs. 5000 or the full bill value for bills less than Rs.5000 will be awarded to the winners.

Valid only for bills issued for the month of June. The value of the June electricity bill will be paid for the next 3 months

This offer is valid until the 30th of June.

*Conditions apply.

See below image for more information about the Nominated Items,

Be free from your Electricity bill cost for 3 months by Shopping at Cargills Foodcity in June, 2013
Be free from your Electricity bill cost for 3 months by Shopping at Cargills Foodcity in June, 2013

 

 

How to reduce Electricity – Important Tips for Sri Lankan

After the sudden Electricity tariff increase the Ceylon Electricity board made an common tips for those seeks to reduce their electricity consumptions,

 

How to Save Electricity in Lighting

  • Replace standard incandescent bulb with Energy Star rated CFL. (Can save more on >our electricity costs over the life of the bulb) Start by replacing bulbs that are on for more than three hours per day.
  • Use brighter bulbs in areas where you do close-up work such as reading, cooking or similar work. Use less-bright light in other areas.
  • Use natural light whenever you can. Make the best use of natural light by arranging desks, reading chairs and work benches closer to windows. Use light colours for walls, ceilings and floors as they reflect more light.
  • Turn the light switch off when you leave the room

 

How to Save Electricity in Computers, fax machines.

  • TVs, VCRs, CD players, cable boxes, and cassette decks consume energy even if they are in their standby modes. Some will continue to consume energy even when turned off if they are plugged in. Consider unplugging them when you don’t use them

How to Save Electricity in the Kitchen

  • Use efficient cooking sources. A pressure cooker cuts cooking time by about two-thirds, and a microwave uses less than half the energy of a conventional electric oven.

 

How to Save Electricity in Washing Machine

  • Don’t overload the washing machine, but load them to capacity. Overloading can cut down on efficiency.
  • Use the water level control on clothes washers. Use less water for smaller loads.
  • Follow detergent instructions carefully. Using too much soap makes the washing machine motor work harder.
  • Delicate clothes don’t require as long a wash cycle as dirty work clothes. So wash them separately.
  • Use the dryer if it is essential only; otherwise opt to dry clothes in the sun.
  • If the dryer has an automatic cycle, use it.
  • Clean the dryer’s lint filter after each load to help keep the machine running efficiently.

 

How to Save Electricity in Ironing

  • Iron all clothes at on
  • Keep the surface upright when ironing.

 

How to Save Electricity in Fans

  • Pedestal fans and table fans are more v energy efficient than ceiling fans

 

How to Save Electricity in Air Conditioning

  • Set the temperature of the AC to 26°C
  • Consider using fans
  • Close all doors and windows and seal all air leaks when the AC is on

 

How to Save Electricity in Refrigeration

  • Do not open the doors frequently
  • Store things in order to make it easy to pick them as you need
  • Do not store hot food
  • Ensure adequate space around the refrigerator to facilitate heat exchange through ventilation

Source: CEB

New Electricity Tariffs in Sri Lanka – Effective from 20th April 2013

New Electricity Tariffs in Sri Lanka – Effective from 20th April 2013
New Electricity Tariffs in Sri Lanka – Effective from 20th April 2013

Srilanka Electricity Board recently announces the electricity price will be increase from 12th April 2013, later the CEB announces that New Electricity charges will be implement form 20th April 2013.

Customer Category Consumption (KWh) Per Month Energy Charges Rs per KWh Fixed Charges per Month Fuel Adjustment Charges (% of total Electricity Charge)
Domestic (D-1)
0 – 30 Units

5.00

30.00

25%

31 – 60 Units

6.00

60.00

35%

61 – 90 Units

8.50

90.00

40%

91 – 120 Units

15.00

315.00

40%

121 – 180 Units

20.00

315.00

40%

181 – 210 Units

24.00

315.00

40%

211 – 300 Units

26.00

315.00

40%

301 – 900 Units

32.00

315.00

40%

More than 900 Units

315.00

40.00

 40%
       
Religious (R-1)
0 – 30 Units

1.90

30.00

0

31 – 90 Units

2.50

60.00

0

91 – 120 Units

3.50

180.00

0

121 – 180 Units

5.00

180.00

0

More than 180 Units

7.00

240.00

0

 

New Electricity bill Calculator

It’s Simple to calculate your New Electricity Bill as follow,

If you consume 95 Units Domestically

 

Energy Charges 95 Units x Rs. 15.00 Rs. 1,425.00
Fixed Charges Rs. 315.00
Sub Total Rs. 1740.00
Fuel Charges 40% Rs. 696.00
Total Charges Rs. 2,436.00