GRI goes green by installing solar power system

Colombo – Speciality tire manufacturer Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. (GRI) has installed a 1,200kW solar power system at its factory in Badalgama, Sri Lanka.

With a total investment of $1 million (€888,000), the solar panels span a roof area of nearly 90,000 square feet and are expected to generate 136,000kWh of electricity per month. This can save the company an estimated Rs3 million (€183,000) on a monthly basis.

Furthermore, the company said in a 27 Nov statement that the green initiative would reduce carbon emissions by…

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