20 July 2012
Field orientation for RE in eco-sensitive and emerging tourism areas, The Philippines
WEnergy Global Pte Ltd was invited to carry out a field-orientation for renewable energy in eco-sensitive and emerging tourism areas in Palawan, The Philippines, guided by the 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. Both, Mr Atem S. Ramsundersingh (CEO) and Mr Konrad von Ritter (Director) met with Mayor Mr Edward S. Hagedorn of Puerto Princesa City to discuss the possibilities for renewable systems and approaches to ensure his vision on sustainable development could be realised. Several potential sites were visited and representatives from stakeholders groups were consulted. As follow-up a feasibility study is scheduled.