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* PUCSL approves over 7-hour power cut for Wednesday
Tue, Mar 1, 2022, 08:37 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 01, Colombo: Janaka Ratnayake, Chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL) said the Ceylon Electricity Board has been given approval to impose a seven-and-a-half hour power cut tomorrow.

The Public Utilities Commission states that there will be a 5-hour power cut during the day and two and a half hours at night tomorrow (02).

”PUCSL is reluctantly compelled to approve CEB request (due to nonavailability of fuel ) for 7 and half hours long power cut island-wide for tomorrow (2/3/22),” said the PUCSL Chairman.

“Power shedding for all areas will be 5 hours between 8 am to 6 pm. And further 2 and half hours between 6 pm to 11 pm,” he added.

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