Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Aklan welcomes plan of building a hydropower plant in the province

Posted February 10, 2015
Written by Gloria Villas

Apart from the wind energy project in Nabas and Malay.

There was a report that a private company revealed plans to build a hydropower plant in the province.

According to Engr. Roger Esto of Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO), a private company is now coordinating the provincial office which plans to build a plant in the municipality of Libacao and Madalag.

He said, “Although it is still a plan, but the province is expecting that this will contribute and would help balance supply from more intermittent renewable energy sources.”

Furthermore, "It could be a big help to alleviate the electricity shortage in the Visayas,” He added.

Meanwhile, Esto said that the provincial government supported such projects especially if it does a big helps to the citizens.

In this regard, he gave credit to PETROENERGY Company who constructed a number of roads in Nabas Aklan which greatly helped the community.

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