Hayleys Solar launches ‘Energynet’


Hayleys Solar, the renewable energy arm of Hayleys Fentons, recently launched ‘Energynet’, an off grid/hybrid solar PV system with battery backup, to effectively combat the prevailing power outages experienced in Sri Lanka. With over a decade of market excellence, Hayleys Solar has successfully completed over 75MW of solar installations islandwide, a spokesman for the Company said.

A key disadvantage of on-grid solar solutions is that the solar system automatically switches off when there is a power cut, wasting solar energy that could be generated during the day. The Energynet solution mitigates this drawback by enabling solar energy to be utilised even during a power outage. Due to the energy stored in the battery, this gives a solution for night-time power cuts as well, he said.

Solar power generated via this solution during the day, can be stored and utilised regardless of the availability of power from the main grid and ensures access to uninterrupted power at all times. The solar PV system will also charge the batteries during the daytime and discharge them when there is a power outage. Energynet can consistentlypower critical loads, such as lights, refrigerators, fans, televisions, and laptops. If the customer desires, the scalability of the system allows it to be customised to power higher loads such as air conditioners and pumps, he added.