Sunpower Energy Systems (Pvt) Ltd.

Industry Sector
Energy & Utilities
Company Size
20-50 employees
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Sunpower at a Glance


Sunpower Systems (Pvt) Ltd. incorporated in 1987 with the objective of introducing solar and other alternate energy to Sri Lanka. Today we are a diverse business operation in many fields from Energy to Drinking Water Supply. 

Our business is built on a strong foundation of values and ethics. We represent many leading global agencies and source technology from the best in the world to fulfill emerging needs in Sri Lanka’s fast-growing economy. 

At various stages in our history of over 33 years, Sunpower has been instrumental in initiating and developing many firsts in this country including the first private FM radio station, first private TV station and the first GSM Mobile telecom operation in the country.

Being the first solar PV company in Sri Lanka Sunpower pioneered in implementing several turn-key distributed solar power projects for different Government agencies. One such project was in 2006/7, with a value of EUR 24.7 Million and was the largest of its kind in the world at the time of implementation. 

With more than 33 years of experience in Solar Technologies, we have completed a range of solar powered installations, far greater in number than any of our competitors. 

This includes Sri Lanka’s First 500 kW Grid Connected Solar Power Plant in Hambantota which was implemented in 2011 and a 27 Million Euro project to provide solar energy for the development of rural education and health infrastructure facilities of Sri Lanka. This was the largest of its kind in the world at the time of implementation. 

In 2015 Sunpower Systems (Pvt) Ltd became the only company to be shortlisted as technically complied by the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy authority to carry out a 200kW solar net metering project funded by Asian Development Bank.

In 2018 Sunpower initiated to install MW scale solar PV plants starting with a 1.2 MW project at Badalgama for Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd.

Today Sunpower has evolved into a company providing total energy solutions whilst transforming renewable and alternative energy application into thriving, profitable business models. We help our customers identify potential energy saving opportunities and guide them through a continuous improvement process to increase energy efficiency. This way we ensure the investments on alternate energy solutions such as solar power provide a better return on investment.

Our more than 31 years of commitment to renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives has given us a wealth of knowledge and experience. Based on this experience we have tabulated a comprehensive database on design, performance and other vital technological insights. Therefore, now we are able to provide you with the most efficient solutions to generate the desired results financially and technologically.

Currently Renewable Energy Division of Sunpower Systems (Pvt) Ltd. handles all the renewable projects installation, maintenance work etc. Anticipating of the future expansion of the Renewable Energy Division and to serve our customers better, Shareholding Directors of Sunpower Systems (Pvt) Ltd., have decided to convert the Renewable Energy Division of Sunpower Systems (Pvt) Ltd., to a new limited liability company. We have incorporated a new company, fully owned subsidiary of Sunpower Systems (Pvt) Ltd named Sunpower Renewables (Pvt) Ltd.

After reviewing the potential and the growth of the renewable energy sector in Sri Lanka the shareholders were of the opinion that a new management will required and the name of the company was changed to “Sunpower Energy Systems (Pvt) Ltd.

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