programme was conducted by a team from Open Source Energy Solution
(Pvt) Ltd on “Establishment of Bio Mass-Dendro Power Plant in Jaffna
Peninsula” for the troops of Security Force Jaffna – SF (J) Area
of Responsibility at SF (J) auditorium on 20th January 2017.
On the direction of the Commander SF (J) Major General Mahesh Senanayaka,
the programme was organized by Headquarters Security Force Jaffna
– HQSF (J) to enhance knowledge of the soldiers towards the environment
and educate them on understanding renewable power resources which
could provide solution for the energy crisis.
Open Source Energy (Pvt) Ltd. focuses on best practices for growing
a Gliricidia (Gliricidia Sepium) crop and obtaining a reasonably
steady yield in the Jaffna Peninsula. It provides practical information
on small-scale cultivation, harvesting, storing, processing and
using as a wood source for biomass power generation.
The Commander SF (J) having assessed the outline of the proposed
projects mentioned by Open Source Energy (Pvt) Ltd. said that the
Security Force Jaffna would provide Gliricidia on reasonable terms,
after having gone into the specifics.
MP Angajan Ramanadan,
Major General Mahesh Senanayaka, Commander SF (J), Mr. Nidarshan
Vinsenthararajan, Director Open Source Energy Solution (Pvt) Ltd.,
Group Captain (Retd) Nalinda De Silva, Senior Staff Officers, Officers
of HQ SF (J) and soldiers participated in the event.