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February 29, 2016
Philippine Star

Solar Philippines completes Calatagan Solar Farm

Solar Philippines, one of the largest developers of rooftop solar power plants in Southeast Asia, has completed its 63.3-megawatt (MW) solar farm in Batangas, providing additional power supply in the western part of the province. The Calatagan solar project is expected to offset over 1 million tons of carbon dioxide, equivalent to planting over five million trees in the next three decades of its operation. During construction, the project employed 2,500 people and is expected to continue to employ at least 100 people, boosting the local economy of Batangas.

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March 18, 2016
GMA News

PNoy inaugurates first PHL-financed solar farm in Batangas

President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday led the switch-on ceremony of a 63.3-megawatt solar farm in Calatagan, Batangas, touted as the first solar farm established by a Filipino company.

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March 17, 2016
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Aquino inaugurates Batangas solar farm

PRESIDENT Aquino on Wednesday inaugurated the 63.3-megawatt Calatagan Solar Farm, the biggest solar farm in Luzon that has claims to be able to power the noontime energy needs of western Batangas. At Wednesday’s inauguration, Mr. Aquino highlighted the global significance of projects such as the Calatagan Solar Farm. “Through projects like these, we are proving to the world that even developing countries such as ours can do their share in combating climate change,” he said. Leviste said the solar farm is among the largest to be completed in Luzon. It comprises over 200,000 panels on a 160-hectare property, and supplies enough power for the entire western Batangas. Over three decades, it will offset over 1 million tons of carbon dioxide, equivalent to planting over 5 million trees. During construction, it employed 2,500 workers, and will continue to employ at least 100 people over 30 years.

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