Service Providers

Vendors/service providers (applicant company), having capacity to deliver the complete package of services including survey, design, supply of equipment/materials, installation & commissioning and post installation back up support must register at the Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority to engage in Solar PV Roof Top installation in Sri Lanka. Please refer Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority website for the updated list of registered service providers.
Registered vendors may be asked to update and/or provide additional information that may be required for determining the vendor’s ability to participate in specific requests for proposals of major procurements, where additional qualification criteria specific to such projects would be required.
It is mandatory that vendors conform to the following;

  1. Vendor shall be registered as a company under the Companies Act No 7 of 2007;
  2. The vendor shall be registered as a solar PV service provider at Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority;
  3. The vendor shall provide the following minimum warranties;
    1. Solar PV panel – 10 years (manufacturer warranty);
    2. Inverter – 10 years (manufacturer warranty);
    3. Solar PV system – vendor warranty: mounting structure and wiring for 5 years; and
    4. Minimum performance – 20-year performance warranty that guarantees a maximum degradation will not exceed 2.5% in the first year, and 0.5-0.7%/yr thereafter
  4. PV panels and invertors of all systems installed by vendors shall consist of a valid certificate issued by Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority for warranty and quality standards;
  1. Vendors shall obtain comprehensive insurance cover for equipment damage and accidental workman compensation during installation; and
  2. Vendors shall have a regional office or an appointed agent acceptable to Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority, within the Province of each installation prior to undertaking an installation.
Further, it is preferred that:
  1. Vendor has a technical team with a;
    1. minimum of one Graduate Engineer, with minimum of 03 years of industrial experience or Diploma in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering at NVQ 6 level with 05 years of industrial experience of which 01 year in the solar industry; and
    2. minimum of 01 Technician, with NVQ 3 level or equivalent qualifications and with 03 years of industrial experience.
  2. Vendors past track record includes;
    1. A Positive Net Worth during the last financial year (audited);
    2. A minimum of 20 rooftop solar installations during the last two years; and
    3. A minimum cumulative capacity of 150 kW of rooftop solar installations during the last two years.
The recommended guidelines for solar PV roof top Vendors/Service Providers is detailed in Section 1, Annex1-I of this manual.
The following sub-projects are eligible under the Project.
  • Residential rooftop: solar PV system installed on an existing permanent residential building rooftop
  • Commercial-scale rooftop: solar PV systems installed on an existing permanent commercial- scale building rooftop
Capacity limitations under the Projects are as follows.
  • Maximum solar power generation capacity installed on rooftop shall not exceed 50 kW
  • Single sub-borrower may apply for multiple subprojects subject to a maximum cumulative capacity of 50 kW
ADB funding for subprojects are available as detailed below.
  • Upto 100% of the subprojects cost for residential rooftop subprojects with a subproject cost not exceeding LKR 1.5 million
  • Upto 80% of the subproject cost for, residential subprojects with a subproject cost exceeding LKR 1.5 million and all commercial rooftop subprojects
Tenor of the sub-loan shall be subject to the following
  • Repayment period shall not exceed 10 years
  • There shall be no grace period for residential rooftop subprojects
  • Commercial-scale rooftop subprojects may have a grace period not exceeding 6 months within the repayment period of 10 years
Sub-borrower should be the owner of the permanent residential/commercial-scale building proposed to be used to install the solar PV system

Banking Partners

Please contact the nearest branch of any of the following banks to obtain a loan

BANK OF CEYLON

No. 1, “BOC Square”, Bank of Ceylon Mawatha, Colombo 01
Telephone : 011 2446790-811, 011 2338741-55
Fax : 011 2321160
Email : boc@boc.lk
Web Site : www.boc.lk

COMMERCIAL BANK OF CEYLON PLC

“Commercial House”, No.21, Sir Razik Fareed Mawatha, P.O.Box 856, Colombo 01
Telephone : 011 2486000, 011 2445010-15, 011 4486000, 011 2336700
Fax : 0112449889
Email : email@combank.net
Web Site : www.combank.net

DFCC BANK PLC

DFCC Building, P.O Box 1397, 73/5, Galle Road, Colombo 03
Telephone : 011 2442442
Fax : 0112440376
Email : info@dfccbank.com
Web Site : www.dfcc.lk

HATTON NATIONAL BANK PLC

“HNB Towers” 479, T. B. Jayah Mawatha, P.O.Box 837, Colombo 10
Telephone : 011 2664664, 011 4764764
Fax : 011 2662832
Email : moreinfo@hnb.net
Web Site : www.hnb.net

NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT BANK PLC

40, Navam Mawatha, Colombo 2
Telephone : 0112448888, 011 2448448
Fax : 0112341049
Email : contact@ndbbank.com
Web Site : www.ndbbank.com

NATIONS TRUST BANK PLC

No.242, Union Place, Colombo 2
Telephone : 0114313131
Fax : 011 4313132
Email : info@nationstrust.com
Web Site : www.nationstrust.com

PEOPLE’S BANK

No. 75, Sir Chittampalam A.Gardiner Mawatha,Colombo 2
Telephone : 011 2327841 (6 Lines), 011 2446316 (15 Lines)
Fax : 011 2481481
Email : info@peoplesbank.lk
Web Site : www.peoplesbank.lk

REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT BANK

(PRADESHIYA SANWARDHANA BANK)
No. 933, Kandy Road, Wedamulla, Kelaniya
Telephone : 011 2035454, 011 2035455 – 58
Fax : 011 2906875
Email : samanp@rdb.lk, ranganiw@rdb.lk
Web Site : www.rdb.lk

SAMPATH BANK PLC

110,Sir James Peiris Mawatha,Colombo 02
Telephone :011 2300260, 011 2358358, 011 4730630, 011 5331441, 011 5600600
Fax : 0112303085
Email : oper.mgr@sampath.lk, info@sampath.lk
Web Site : www.sampath.lk

SEYLAN BANK PLC

Seylan Towers, 90, Galle Rd, Colombo 03
Telephone : 011 2456721, 011-2456713
Fax : 011 2452539
Email : bcdrefinance@seyklan.lk
Web Site :www.eseylan.com

Insurance Partner

Please contact the nearest branch of any of the following banks to obtain a insurance

SRI LANKA INSURANCE

Rakshana Mandiraya,
No.21, Vauxhall Street,
Colombo 02,
Telephone : 011 2357357
Fax : 0112 447742
Email : email@srilankainsurance.com
Web Site : www.srilankainsurance.com 

This is Your Turn to Go Solar & Join the Mission of Sooryabala Sangramaya

“Sooryabala Sangraamaya” Battle of Solar Energy is a government program to power up the country with renewable energy up to a 50%, by year 2025. All Sri Lankan energy consumers are invited to develop solar power plants & feed the national grid at an attractive benefit scheme.
The government is ready set off your electricity bill or to buy total energy yield at a very attractive price scheme. This process will be backed by a Twenty Year power purchase agreement signed with the utility provider, CEB or LECO.
Being a key stake holder in this program, Genso Solar is ready to support you in solar installation and project approvals.

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