Davao City, Davao del Sur – The Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) joined the 6th Renewable Energy Congress (RE Congress) and the Mindanao Clean Energy Forum.
Themed “Gearing Towards 50% RE Mix by 2030,” this collaborative event, co-organized by The Center for Empowerment, Innovation, and Training on Renewable Energy (The CentRE Philippines), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)-Philippines, Mindanao Development Authority, and MinREACH, with consortium partners Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) and Mindanao Renewable Energy R&D Center (MREC), aimed to accelerate renewable energy deployment in the Philippines. FSSI, a member of CentRE, supported the event. Ednie Luceño-Casiller, Partnership Manager, represented FSSI during the event.
The focal point of the gathering was to address progress and plans in achieving a 50% share of the power generation mix through sustainable practices by 2030.
A session featured WeGen Energy Philippines, a partner of FSSI, shed light on the innovative concept of aquavoltaics. WeGen Energy Philippines stands as a trailblazer in energy technology, utilizing advancements in renewable energy, battery storage, and software technologies to provide Filipinos with access to reliable and affordable energy. The session explored the revolutionary potential of aquavoltaics, seamlessly combining solar photovoltaic electricity generation with aquaculture in water areas. This dual-use approach opens new horizons for sustainable energy practices, aligning with the collective goal of a greener and more resilient future.