Major religious places switching to solar power with JLanka


Installation of solar power cells at Ruwanweli Maha Seya Viharaya.


Benefits are numerous that buildings and households in Sri Lanka can gain by switching to Solar Power. But although being a tropical country’s that has a sunny weather throughout over a half year annually only a less than 0.5% all households in the country had adopted Solar Power to their day to day electricity generation that is being consumed.

Whilst the government has also stepped in to promote Solar Power as a renewable energy source that helps creating a sustainable and greener environment country’s leading intelligent and next generation Solar Power solutions provider JLanka has taken an initiative to install Solar Photovoltaic systems in country’s major religious places of worship and religious institutions.

Accordingly five major scared sites of historic and sacred Atamasthana in Anuradhapura including Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Ruwanweli Seya. Thuparamaya, Abhayagiriya, Jetavanaramaya, Mirisavetiya, Lankaramaya and the Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Malwathu Maha Viharaya, Asgiri Temple, Thanthririmale Rajamaha Viharaya, Somawathi Rajamaha VIharaya, Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya will be Solar Powered under the project. Further Archdiocese of Colombo, Muslim Mosque in Galle, Sabaragamu Maha Saman Devalaya, Nallur Kandaswamy Temple Jaffna, Koneswarama Temple are also included to per powered with Solar Photovoltaic systems under the project.

JLanka Technologies, this initiative will help the religious places and temples at large to bring down their energy and utility bills while contributing to a more greener and a sustainable environment which will also indirectly motivate the devotees to switch to renewable energy.

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