10 months Manila, EU sign C21 M energy projects Manilatimes
THE Department of Energy (DoE) and the European Union (EU) formally launched seven renewable energy (RE) projects aimed at energizing 40,000 households in the country, particularly in far-flung areas of Mindanao. In a statement, the DoE said the EU, through the Access to Sustainable Energy Program (ASEP), will contribute €21 million to co-finance up to 80 percent of the projects. These include hybridization and income-generating activities through the introduction of productive uses of electricity; innovative provision of basic electricity supply and services for poor, disadvantaged areas; electrification for livelihood generation through the solar photovoltaic home system in the Bangsamoro area; ... more