The Municipal Government of Dalaguete headed by Municipal Mayor, Ronald Allan G. Cesante opened doors in using renewable solar energy which is an introduction to a highly innovative strategy in saving energy, making use of the solar heat and economic approach in cutting energy costs.
A German Energy Company, BFW Bau Saschen, has chosen the Municipality of Dalaguete as one of its recipients in the Southeast Asia. A pilot testing of their solar equipment that includes 10 Solar Panels, 2 Solar Batteries (1,500 kilowatts/battery) and instructional materials which costs at least Php 500,000.00.
BFW Bau Saschen’s General Manager, Prof. Jens-Uwe Sthrele together with his colleague Dr. Ulf Brandt and a local German friend who is residing in our town for quiet sometime Mr. Thomas Kuemmel turned over the equipment during a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on May 2, 2019 at Dalaguete Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Building which is the first target of the facility to be installed and be utilized.
Municipal Vice Mayor, Hon. Jeffrey B. Belciña together with Municipal Engineer, Engr. Donald Abraham Lara and Municipal Agriculture and Natural Resources Officer, Engr. Expedizitas Lenares and Municipal Employees gratefully received the honor and welcomed our donors. An open forum was held after the ribbon cutting ceremony wherein municipal employees, the media and locals were able to clarify and get to understand the advantages of the facility.
The Municipal Government of Dalaguete is looking forward to expand the facility to local residents in the future. This is a great example of making use of our nature, at the same time, achieve economic growth through technology and innovation.