DoE, EU launch green en­ergy pro­gram for off-grid ar­eas

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The Depart­ment of En­ergy (DoE) said on Thurs­day that it had part­nered with the Euro­pean Union (EU) to pro­vide elec­tric­ity to around 100,000 house­holds in off-grid com­mu­ni­ties, in­clud­ing those in the Au­tonomous Re­gion in Mus­lim Min­danao. In a state­ment, the DoE said En­ergy Un­der­sec­re­tary Fe­lix William B. Fuente­bella and the EU’s head of De­vel­op­ment Co­op­er­a­tion, En­rico Stram­pelli, led the switch-on event for the so­lar power for elec­tri­fi­ca­tion and liveli­hood projects on Thurs­day in Digos City, Davao del Sur. —

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