17 July 2012
Meeting Secretary of the Department of Energy, The Philippines
WEnergy Global meeting His Excellency Mr Rene Almendras, Secretary of the Department of Energy, and former Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Ms Bebet Gozun, who is currently a Senior Advisor to the President’s Office on Climate Change in Manila, The Philippines. The WEnergy Global Team, represented by Mr Konrad von Ritter and Mr Atem S. Ramsundersingh, explored investment opportunities in renewable energy and how private sector is facilitated by the set of policies of the government. The Philippines has one of the best policies for renewable energy in place and is proud to mention that about 25% of its energy supplies are covered by renewable sources, such as thermal power and wind.