Government to push for investment in mini-power grids in 3-day forum

By Lenie Lectura – September 20, 2018
from Business Mirror

THE Department of Energy and the Alliance for Rural Electrification with the support of the European Union and the Philippine National Electrification Administration, will continue to strongly promote opportunities for investment in renewable-energy mini-grids.

About 200 foreign and local investors and electric cooperatives are expected to participate in the Philippines Mini-grid Business-to-Business forum from September 20 to 22.

The participants are expected to include technology providers, project developers and at least 16 investors.

About 80 percent of participants are expected to come from Asia and 20 percent from Europe, the United States and Australia.