Sri Lanka’s CEB proposes 23-pct power bill cut for low users: Minister

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Electricity Board has proposed cutting tariffs by 23 percent for lowest domestic users including fixe charges and 9 percent for the next block, Power Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said.

The CEB has submitted a tariff proposal to the Public Utilities Commision on May 15.

The CEB has requested that the tariff between 0 and 30 kiloWatthours (units) be cut from 30 to 25 rupees and a fixed charge halved to 200 rupees from 400 rupees, Wijesekera told parliament.

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