Investigation into power black-out


The Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya has instructed the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of island-wide power outage that took place midnight yesterday (27).

Reportedly, a technical fault is suspected to be the cause of the power outage. At around 11.00 p.m. last night, the country experienced a black-out and steps were taken to restore power by around 4.00 a.m. today (28).