By PR | 07:44 AM August 17, 2022

The provincial government of Bohol and municipality of Dagohoy received a portable UK-made rooftop solar systems
from PetroGreen Energy Corporation (PGEC).

The 300 watts compact rooftop solar power system is composed of three 100 Watts solar panels, one Control unit with a built-in Lithium-Ion battery and two USB ports for cellphone charging, DC-powered appliances composed of one (1) 95L refrigerator, one 24- inch TV, one unit Stand Fan and three units 1.8W LED light bulbs.

When fully charged, the unit can power the appliances continuously for more than 24 hours.

The units were handed to Dagohoy Mayor Hermie Relampagos and members of the municipal council on August 10 and to Bohol Governor Erico Aristotle “Aris” Aumentado on August 11, 2022.

“The mobile rooftop solar home system can be used to power a remote school house, health clinic, or small public market unconnected to the grid, or even a grid-connected provincial office in times of disasters or typhoons when power plants or transmission lines are down,” said Francisco Delfin, Jr, PGEC VP and COO during the turn-over ceremony

For his part, Aumentado thanked PGEC for the donation and for its planned 27MWdc Dagohoy solar power project.

“Bohol is gearing up for renewable energy in order to become an environmentally-friendly province, and projects like the Dagohoy solar power facility gives us a chance to achieve Green Bohol, ” Aumentado said.

“We fully support this project and we’re always here to ensure their success,” he added.

The 27MW Dagohoy solar power project is one of two new solar power investments by PGEC; the other is the 25MW Bugallon solar project in Pangasinan. Both sites were selected for being among the high growth areas of the country needing additional power supply.  PGEC is the renewable energy holding unit of publicly listed and Yuchengco Group of Companies (YGC) affiliate PetroEnergy Resources Corporation (PERC).

PGEC holds interests in the 32 MW Maibarara Geothermal Power Project (MGPP) in Batangas, 36 MW Nabas-1 Wind Power Plant in Aklan, and the 70 MWdc Tarlac Solar Power Project (TSPP) in Tarlac City.

By Bohol Island News

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