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President officially opens ThomasLloyd solar facility in the Philippines

Philippine president, Benigno Aquino III, underlines the significance of the major solar facility financed by European investors for his country: In front of 600 invited international guests that included politicians and economists, San Carlos Solar Energy I (‘SaCaSol I’) was commissioned as the first Philippine solar power facility with a total nominal output of 22 megawatts (MW). The plant on Negros Island supplies up to 50,000 people with sustainably generated electricity.