EDC-Burgos Wind Power Corporation (EBWPC) has recently turned over its adopted National Greening Program area in 3 municipalities of Ilocos Norte namely Vintar, Solsona and Bangui to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Under the program, the company has planted more than 790,000 seedlings of indigenous tree species and achieved 80% survival rate of these species within its three year adoption period. Representatives of Provincial Environment and Natural Resources, City Environment and Natural Resources, and five of the People’s Organization partners came to the turn-over ceremony. Ilocos Norte Governor Matthew Manotoc graced the ceremony and expressed his gratitude to EBWPC for this project and for the assistance that it provides to the communities.
EBWPC owns and operates the combined 150MW wind power and 6.8MW solar power farm in Burgos, Ilocos Norte. The wind power facilities is the country’s largest. The company is a subsidiary of the Energy Development Corporation, the country’s premier renewable energy firm.
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