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4th Energy Smart Philippines 2017

August 31, 2017In-Focus

The 4th Energy Smart Philippines highlights the growing partnership of the European Union (EU) and the Philippines in promoting a sustainable energy future for the Philippines. The EU has been active for many years in supporting the Philippines in engaging public and private stakeholders towards formulating and implementing policies and programs that bring forth increased efficiency in the use of energy and in accelerating the utilization of renewable energy technologies in order to secure a sustainable energy future for the Philippines. In this regard, the EU has earmarked EUR 190 million from its cooperation budget of EUR 325 million to the energy sector for the period 2014-2020.