JLanka Technologies Provides Technical Guidance to Install Roof Top Solar PV System at the Makumbura Multimodal Centre, Kottawa

Further fortifying JLanka Technologies’ integral role in ushering Sri Lanka into the age of alternative energy, the Company recently wrapped up providing comprehensive technical guidance to complete installation of the 250 kWp Solar PV System at the Makumbura Multimodal Centre. JLanka Technologies provided design and technical specification guidance to complete installation of the solar power system from its commencement in March 2019 until its Completion in January 2020 when the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) provided the grid connection.

“The Makumbura Multimodal Centre is going to play a pivotal role in reducing current traffic congestions in Colombo and its suburbs through providing comfort and convenience to commuters. This in turn will contribute to economic progress in the right direction. As such, it is apt that the centre sources all its energy needs from a viable, green source of energy such as solar,” commented Mr. Nalaka Dissanayake – Project Director, Township Development Component of Greater Colombo Urban Transport Development Project.

JLanaka Technologies secured this project as a result of their technical expertise and previous experience in successfully completing projects of this nature. The Company provided expert and all-encompassing technical guidance throughout the project period, ensuring complete installation of the solar system without resorting to wastage as well as absolute security of the system.

Revealing how the Company effectively found solutions to challenges, Eng. Mr. Chanaka De Silva – Project Engineer, JLanka Technologies said, “The client particularly wished to install the Solar PV System without causing any damages to the roof. This was a challenge at the design stage but we succeeded in finding a creative solution to meet the client’s requirement. We imported a ‘Klip-Lok Metal Sheet Clamp’, a product designed specifically to install solar railing to the roof top without drilling. This simple yet ingenious clamp design proved to be cost effective, customizable and offered flexibility during the installation process. In addition, our design team ensured that the public, who will be the ultimate owners and beneficiaries of the Multimodal centre would be able to enjoy absolute safety and convenience, once the project was complete.”

JLanka Technologies is a premier solar solutions provider in Sri Lanka with 10 years of experience and insights steering the Company’s expertise and in-depth knowledge in the field. The Company is well-equipped with an extensive pool of professionals, industry knowledge and rapport with global industry players to spearhead comprehensive energy platforms.

“Over the years, we’ve spearheaded numerous small, mid-sized and large-scale solar power generating projects for various entities across the nation. Our extensive experience in managing and executing a large number of projects helped us to match our technical guidance to our client’s requirements and navigate challenges effectively,” commented Mr. Sajith Batagoda – Assistant Marketing Manager, JLanka Technologies.

Since its inception in 2010, JLanka Technologies has reinforced its presence as an impactful energy technological entity in the country with a longstanding reputation for quality and unmatched service in the industry.  The Company possesses an innate capacity for problem solving and innovation. Moreover, JLanka Technologies has nurtured close trade relationships with leading global entities in the field.

MMC has been designed prioritising passenger comfort and convenience, with air-conditioned waiting rooms and comfortable seating, enclosed corridors to move between transport systems, LCD display system to provide on-time information on bus and train movements, and rest and recreational facilities. The facility’s solar power system installed on the roof top generates sufficient electricity for the operation of the entire facility.

JLanka Technologies will continue to leverage the knowledge and experience it has accumulated through its operations and aim to contribute to the increased use of renewable energy and the construction of a sustainable society.

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