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Philippines harnesses power of the sun

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

Last updated: 18 May 2014 06:56
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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.

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