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Sri Lanka’s True Leader in Solar Power Hits 200 MWp and Launches the biggest CSR of the year


“Soorya Sathkara” An Initiative Empowering 200 Care Homes

Hayleys Solar, the premier renewable energy arm of Hayleys Fentons, a subsidiary of the country’s leading conglomerate Hayleys Group, proudly announces a significant milestone of achieving a staggering 200MWp rooftop solar PV capacity in Sri Lanka. This remarkable accomplishment stands as the largest of its kind carried out by a single entity in the nation, marking a momentous stride towards driving the country’s progress with sustainable and clean renewable energy solutions.

Surpassing the 200MWp mark, Hayleys Solar has not only set a record but has also contributed immensely towards the country’s total installed solar capacity, which currently stands at 900MWp. The 200MWp of solar capacity installed by Hayleys Solar is estimated to save an impressive 202,446,520 kg of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions annually, underlining the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

In celebration of this tremendous feat, Hayleys Solar is embarking on a groundbreaking CSR initiative titled “Soorya Sathkara,”- an innovative Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative aimed at “Bringing Light & Transforming Lives” across Sri Lanka. Under the visionary leadership of Mr. Mohan Pandithage, Chairman and Chief Executive of Hayleys PLC, “Soorya Sathkara” sets out to illuminate the lives of residents in 200 Children’s Homes, Elderly Homes, and Special Needs Care Centers spanning the length and breadth of the island.

“Hayleys Fentons has a long history of fostering positive change in Sri Lanka,” says Hasith Prematillake, Managing Director of Hayleys Fentons. “Embedded in the Hayleys ethos is a commitment to ESG principles, focusing on improving lives and caring for people. Empowered by the aspirations of the Hayleys Lifecode, the ESG roadmap of the Hayleys Group, we introduce ‘Soorya Sathkara,’ a CSR initiative of unprecedented nature and capacity. We expect that this will not only provide these vital institutions with sustainable energy solutions, but also empower them to redirect significant savings towards the essential needs of their residents.”

Roshane Perera, the Executive Director, and CEO of Hayleys Solar expressed great pride in inaugurating the ‘Soorya Sathkara’ initiative, emphasizing the company’s unwavering commitment to a focused Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. This initiative is aimed at extending the advantages of Solar Energy to deserving communities across Sri Lanka. “Exceeding the 200MWp milestone reflects our collective mission to enlighten communities and foster transformative changes that will benefit generations to come.”

A key aspect of Hayleys Solar’s success has been its widespread engagement across various sectors. Hayleys Solar’s unparalleled achievement of 200MWp rooftop solar PV capacity reflects its steadfast commitment to excellence and innovation. With a diverse clientele that includes renowned organizations and thousands of households across the island, Hayleys Solar stands as the foremost choice for reliable solar solutions.

In addition to its commitment to quality, Hayleys Solar emphasizes supplier credibility by partnering with top-tier 1 solar suppliers globally, listed on Bloomberg. The company also collaborates closely with financial partners to ensure the affordability and accessibility of solar solutions to a wider audience.

From rooftop PV systems to batteries and inverters, Hayleys Solar offers a comprehensive range of applications, with live demonstrations of Solar-powered Water Pumps, Lighting systems, and Solar Powered Hot Water Systems. This diverse portfolio, coupled with the brand heritage of Hayleys Fentons and the Hayleys Group, reinforces the company’s position as the leading solar provider in Sri Lanka.

Building upon the strong heritage of Hayleys Fentons and the Hayleys Group, Sri Lanka’s leading conglomerate, Hayleys Solar remains committed to pioneering solar progress in the country. The recent milestone of 200MWp capacity installation is a testament to the company’s vision of a sustainable and brighter future powered by solar energy.

Elderly Homes, Children’s Homes, and Special Care Centres interested in being part of the ‘Soorya Sathkara’ initiative are invited to contact 0112 102 102 or visit www.hayleyssolar.com for further details. We hope that by being a part of the 200 institutions that will be powered via ‘Soorya Sathkara’,  these institutions will not only be able to illuminate their spaces with clean energy but also pave the path towards a brighter and more sustainable future for their residents, powered Hayleys Solar – Sri Lanka’s largest and most trusted solar provider.”

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