E.B. Creasy Solar Inks Landmark MoU with Agarapatana Plantations for 1.38MW Multilocation Rooftop Solar Project

(LANKAPUVATH | COLOMBO) –  E.B Creasy Solar, the renewable energy division of E.B Creasy & Co. PLC, one of Sri Lanka’s leading and longest-standing conglomerates, recently announced a landmark partnership with Agarapatana Plantations PLC.

Under this partnership, E.B. Creasy Solar will install rooftop solar power generation arrays,with a cumulative installed capacity of 1.38MW, at 10 tea factories operated by Agarapatana Plantations. This will be a milestone project through which E.B. Creasy Solar will assist Agarapatana Plantations in harnessing the power of the sun to reduce its carbon footprint and minimize its reliance on electricity from the national grid.

The partnership was formalized with the signing of an MoU by the two parties, amidst a special ceremony to mark the occasion. Representing E.B Creasy & Co. PLC were,Isuru Lekamge (Head | Renewable Energy) and Eksath De Alwis (Key Accounts Manager | Renewable Energy). Meanwhile, Sunil Poholiyadde (Managing Director | Lankem Plantations Limited)represented Agarapatana Plantations PLC.

Commenting on the partnership, Isuru Lekamge – Head | Renewable Energy at E.B. Creasy & Co. PLC said, “It is our pleasure to partner with one of Sri Lanka’s largest plantation companies and support them to achieve their sustainability goals. We are one of the few publicly listed companies to provide solar power solutions in Sri Lanka and, accordingly, one of only a very small number of companies that have the expertise and longevity to not only competently install complex solar power generation systems, but also provide reliable maintenance and warranty support. We look forward to working together withAgarapatana Plantations on this project, together contributing to a more sustainable plantation industry and economy.”

Accordingly, solar power generation arrays will be installed at three separate tea factories in the Agra region, in the Nuwara Eliya Area. These factories include Balmoral (95.2kW), Hauteville (122.6kW), and Waverley (120.2kW). Meanwhile, seven separate factories will see installations in the Uva region. These factories include Haputale (204.7kW), Nayabadda (142.8kW), Dambatanne (233.2kW), Pitarathmale (149.9kW), Glenanore (109.5kW), Gonamotawa (104.7kW), and Kahagalla (103.5kW). These installations will utilize modules from AE Solar, while the inverters will be units from ABB -FIMER, both globally respectedEuropean brands in solar power generation systems.

This project is the latest large-scale project from E.B. Creasy & Co. PLC. Over the past 22 years, the company has also installed over 2.5 MW of solar on its buildings while having been behind many other key renewable energy projects, including for the UNDP, WORLD VISION LANKA, and IOM, and the‘Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development’ project, sponsored by the World Bank, which involved supplying and installing over 15,000 home energy systems.

Harness the limitless power of the sun and journey with E. B. Creasy Solar toward a sustainable future. Contact them on 077 440 7040 / 011 247 8770 – 9  or to learn more, visit www.ebcreasysolar.lk, drop an email to [email protected], or pay a visit to  E.B. Creasy & Co. PLC’s Head office at No 98, Sri Sangaraja Mawatha, Colombo 10.


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