Getting Electricity

Current Status

According to the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report, Sri Lanka ranked at 89 with a Doing Business Score of 74.5 in the Getting Electricity indicator. Sri Lanka scores well on the Reliability of supply and transparency of tariff index, scoring 6 out of 8 points and performing significantly better in comparison to the region. Cost and the number of procedures to obtain electrical supply is also comparatively low than the South Asian Regional average.

New Initiatives

Ceylon Electricity Board provides number of online services and information to the stakeholders

  1. Guide to obtaining an electricity connection
  2. Download application for connection
  3. Online tariff details
  4. Bill calculator
  5. Bill payment