Ceylon Cold Stores, Ranala, powered by Mackwoods Energy

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Mackwoods Energy PLC successfully installed and commissioned a Kirloskar Standby Power Plant with an automatic Power Transfer Panel, and a Power Distribution Panel at the power house of Ceylon Cold Stores in Ranala. The Automatic Power Transfer Panel (APTP) installed was completed as per regulation from the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE), and will efficiently operate to feed power to the manufacturing plant with no interruptions, whilst the total power distribution will be taken from the powerhouse itself. Senior Sales Manager M.Y.C Chinthaka, Mackwoods Energy PLC Director/General Manager Shamal Liyanage, Engineer Electronic and Electrical Ceylon Cold Stores Ranala Aruna Hewawasam, Sales Manager D.C.J. Mendis and Mackwoods Energy Assistant Product Manager Gayathri De Alwis Perera    With the installation of an Automatic PTP, Ceylon Cold Stores will experience substantial savings in their operational and maintenance costs, and further help reduce their energy /fuel consumption. Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd., founded in 1946 and popularly known as KOEL is India’s leading manufacturer of the finest and widest range of diesel engines. The Kirloskar engines are manufactured in both air-cooled and water-cooled version. The engines are manufactured in a most eco friendly environment in India at Pune, Kagal, Rajkot and Nashik Plants. Kirloskar engines are used as prime movers in Industrial, Agriculture, Power generation as well as Marine Applications. With 69 years in the manufacture of diesel engines and power generators utilising the latest manufacturing technology, Kirloskar today exports to over 55 countries worldwide, meeting stringent environmental and manufacturing quality standards. Mackwoods Energy also provides power solutions and systems to Airtel, Dialog, Hutch, Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy, UNICEF, GTZ, CECB, General and Teaching Hospitals Island wide to name a few. As a power solutions provider Mackwoods Energy has undertaken numerous assignments and is firmly committed to achieving excellence in all spheres of activity such as power generation and distribution , power generator supply, diesel engines, electrical engineering, telecommunication engineering, marine engineering, including solutions in sustainable energy such as hydro, solar, wind, biogas, WTE and biomass. Mackwoods Energy’s reputation has been built on the solid foundation of having provided power solutions to key industries such as Plantations, Telecommunications, Tourism, IT, Health Care, Education, Construction, Defence Forces, Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industry; to name a few, that are critical to the steadfast growth of the Sri Lankan economy. Mackwoods Energy also exports power generators to Haiti, Maldives, Comros and most recently to Sudan. Today, having emerged as a leading supplier of energy solutions, Mackwoods Energy PLC is backed by a 24-hour Island wide service throughout the year – both in Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Mackwoods Energy PLC is a member of the Mackwoods Group. Mackwoods, established in 1841, has a noteworthy distinction of being the second oldest Mercantile Company in Sri Lanka, which is a conglomerate of several companies engaged in a number of industries including Healthcare, Agribusiness, Plantations, Industry, Manufacturing, ICT and Software Development, Insurance Brokering, Stock Brokering, Financial Services, Tourism, Hotels, Real Estate, Import and Export trading.