BP announcen world's largest solar project

The first phase of the project will center on 35 Agrarian Reform Communities (ARCs) in the Mindanao region of the Philippines.

BP will use solar in around 70 villages to power: 5,500 home lighting systems; 25 irrigation systems; 97 potable water and distribution systems; 68 schools, 68 community centers, 35 health clinics and 100 communal lights; 35 new AC power supply systems for income generation purposes; project management and installation of 428 packaged solar systems; and social preparation, community development and training for 200 community organizations.

The second phase will provide an additional 44 ARCs with: 9,500 home lighting systems; 44 irrigation systems; 79 schools, 80 community centers, 2 health clinics and 193 communal lights; 44 AC power supply systems for income generation purposes; project management and installation of 442 packaged solar systems; and social preparation, community development and training for 220 community organizations.

"We have been honored to work with outstanding representatives from the Spanish and Philippine governments to ensure that each village receives the help it most needs to get on the road to real economic development."

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Date: 19 October 2001
Source: BP

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