The Taiwan Green Energy Delegation to the Philippines, headed by Secretary General Linda L.H. Chen of the Bureau of Energy and Section Chief Yi-Chi Wang of the Industrial Development Bureau, visited Manila on November 10th to 14th .
The main purpose of the delegation is to establish an industry and academic cooperation window between Taiwan and the Philippines. Members of the Team include representatives from the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), the solar power industry, efficient lighting suppliers, energy service corporations, smart grid technology providers and other industry experts. Among the companies represented by the delegation were EcoProSource Material Co., Ltd., Sunshine PV Corp., Tainergy Tech Co. Ltd., Tatung Co., Home Lucky Technology Co., Ltd., Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd., Solartech Energy Corp., and Leadray Energy Co. Ltd.
The delegation participated in the Green Energy Forum: Sustainable Energy System using Green Technologies on November 11th to 12th. The forum was jointly organized by the China Productivity Center (CPC), Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP).
The delegation and DAP signed a Memorandum of Understanding under the witness of energy policymakers of the ROC and the Philippines, to strengthen the link between Taiwan and the Philippines in the field of green energy research and industry exchange, and promote regional innovation and sustainable development in the Asia Pacific.
The delegation also visited the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the National Power Corporation (NPC) and the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to further understand current energy plans for off-grid areas and to discuss how to provide electrification assistance by integrating all resources from Taiwan and the Philippines.
The Taiwan-Philippines exchange event was a success, both parties reached the agreement to continue cooperation in the hopes of creating a more sustainable future for Asia Pacific.