The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator says that No power cuts today as electricity demand can be met with available capacity. “Electricity demand can be met today with available capacity” say the Janaka Ratnayake the Chairman of PUCSL.

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka urges consumers and institutions to use electricity sparingly during this period and support the Ceylon Electricity Board and PUCSL.

  • Switch off air-conditioners wherever and whenever possible
  • Keep your AC temperature at moderate level (24 – 27 °C), Instead of 18 °C
  • Switch off street lights
  • Switch off signboards hoarding.
  • Use private generators where they are available
  • Change to LED bulbs
  • Use table fans instead of ceiling fans
  • Use energy saving appliances or devices
  • Switch off all electrical outlets when not in use