Palawan gov’t distributes over 12 thousand solar home systems


The Palawan Provincial Government has so far distributed over 12,000 units of Solar Home System in the southern part of the province from July 2018 to May 2019.

Under the province’s Energy Development Program 984 units have been distributed to Aborlan, 4,536 to Bataraza, 1,766 to Brooke’s Point, 952 to Narra, 1,554 units to Quezon, 2,065 units to Rizal, and 615 units tl Sofronio Española.

Eight of units of Solar Home System have been given to Bahay Pag-asa Youth Center in Puerto Princesa.

The province said that a total of 86 barangays have so far benefited from this Solar Home System.

“Nasa 86 barangays ang nabigyan natin sa pitong munisipyo then meron sa Puerto Princesa, so mayroon tayong 12,480 total units distributed then we have almost 8,000 units na naka-stand by and ready na rin for distribution within the year,” said Engr. Ricardo Rodriguez, Executive Assistant I, Energy Development Program.

“Then sa pagpili naman ng mga beneficiaries, nagbibigay ang LGU ng listing, sila yung nagde-decide kung sino yung mga dapat na mabigyan ng Solar Home System” added Rodriguez.

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