Philippines harnesses power of the sun

Country builds first solar power station in effort to cut some of the highest utility bills in Asia.

    Filipinos face some of the biggest electricity bills in Asia, with the average family spending about a quarter of its monthly earnings on power.

    But there are efforts to bring prices down, with the country's first solar power station due to be finished in a few months time.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Negros Occidental, central Philippines.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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