JLanka Technologies, a pioneer in the local renewable energy sector and the leading solar solutions provider in Sri Lanka powered the Green Energy Leaders Forum on global trends in renewable energy investment, held on November 12th, at Waters Edge, Battaramulla.
The forum is a platform brought together policy makers and most importantly commercial and utility-type investors, especially those focusing on renewable energy together, to initiate dialogue on solar energy, solar solutions and solar investment.
Yoni Ziv, the Vice President of Sales and Founding Member of SolarEdge Technologies Inc. of Isreal was also a speaker at the event, and discussed the topic of future global trends in renewable technology. SolarEdge, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) inverters and power optimisers, and an emerging forerunner in smart energy management shared valuable industry-focused expertise and advice on the subject.
Eng. Asoka Abeygunawardana, Chairman of the Strategic Enterprise Management Agency (SEMA) of the Presidential Secretariat, spoke at the event on the topic of renewable energy investment in Sri Lanka, opening up discussions on the current market situation, and the energy policies in place and those being formulated to encourage and direct international investment to the country. The forum was convened with a networking high tea session.
“It is an exciting and promising time for renewable energy in Sri Lanka, and no better time and opportunity to organize a forum of this stature on the subject,”Srinath Dolage, Marketing Manager of JLanka commented. “We are part of a global movement that is being driven by cost competitiveness as well as climate change policies. This complements JLanka’s mandate to innovate and drive both ecological and economical facets in renewable energy in the country. We are certainly on the right track.”