The Magat power plant, located at the base of the Magat Dam, Apr 2010. Wikimedia Commons

The Philippine Daily Inquirer-Oct 1

The raging controversy on the national franchise being sought by a private firm to set up solar-powered mini-grids across the country can only be expected.

What we don’t want to happen is for the debate to muddle the real objective of this venture, which is to provide cheaper electricity, especially in areas with no power or those trapped by the expensive services of inefficient suppliers.

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First published in: The Philippine Daily Inquirer