Saturday, April 24, 2010

Alternative power source foreseen

A half-day conference on Averting power shortage: Alternative Solution was held last April 15 at the Function Rooms 1-4, G/F AIM Conference Center, Makati City conducted by the Center for Philippine Futuristics Studies and Management Inc. (or Futuristics Center) and Coca Cola Export Corporation.

Private Industry sources and government officials agree the national demand for power will exceed the supply as the world recovers from last years recession. Indeed the whole country is suffering from this crisis.

Mr. Urbano Mendiola Jr., OIC, Corporate Services, National Power Corporation Mendiola is the main presentor in the said conference. He discussed the cause and extent of the power crisis, the Arroyo administration’s power policy, the sources of alternative energy, and the cost of the alternative solutions.

Among the panel reactors were: Olegario Serafico from Renewable Energy Association of the Philippines; Director Jesus Tamang of the Department of Energy; and Yong-ping Zhai of ADB Philippines.

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