Conference on Decentralized Renewable Energy Systems

Conference On Decentralized Renewable Energy Systems

The Iloilo Provincial Government, with the Green Forum Panay Guimaras, Inc. (GFPG), Responsible Ilonggos for Sustainable Energy (RISE), Tara Climate Foundation, USAID – EKEW (CPU), and the Department of Energy (DOE) conducted a Conference on Decentralized Renewable Energy Systems (DRES) to promote Renewable Energy as one solution to the power crisis of Panay Island.

The activity was held on February 26, 2024, at the Grand Social Hall, Casa Real and was attended by the representatives from the municipalities of Iloilo and Guimaras, the Distribution Utilities and non-government organizations.

The conference focused on the establishment of mini/micro hydropower plants to harness the water resources of Panay, mainly of Iloilo Province.

The activity was spearheaded by the Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EEC) Desk under the Provincial Government Environment and Natural Resources Office chief and EEC Officer Atty. Cesar Emmanuelle P. and EEC Focal Rey Victor P. Garin were supported by Board Member Rolando Distura as the Energy Champion of the Province.