Angara, Zubiri attend Renewable Energy Congress in Iloilo
by T. Villavert
Iloilo City (20 November) -- The Chief proponents of the Renewable Energy Act of 2008, Senators Edgardo Angara and Jose Miguel Zubiri will be in Iloilo City, November 21 to give valuable inputs/insights about alternative sources of energy.
Governor Salvacion Perez of Antique who is chairperson of the Regional Development Council (RDC 6) said, the two Senators were invited to attend the Renewable Energy Congress in Iloilo City so they could update the various stakeholders here regarding the Renewable Energy Act of 2008.
Expected to attend the Renewable Congress are the industry players, distribution utilities, electric consumers, the Church, academe, local governments, national line agencies, and other energy stakeholders in the region.
The participants will also be updated on renewable energy technologies and current development efforts in the region; incentives provided by the Renewable Energy Act of 2008 for investors; various renewable energy potential/sources in the region and their capacities; technology requirements to develop such potentials/sources; challenges currently faced in harnessing these sources; and action areas necessary to address these challenges.
Chairperson Zenaida Ducut of the Energy Regulatory Commission will also attend the Renewable Energy Congress in Iloilo City. (PIA 6) [top]