Batch '85 Solar Lighting Project Turn-over

10 Aug 2010 9:28 PM | Mary Rose dela Cruz (Administrator)

Ribbon cuttingTurn-over ceremonies were held on August 5, 2010 by PSHS Main Campus Batch of 1985, the celebrating Jubilarian Batch for the year 2010, for the first-ever in the Philippines, non-utility Solar Energy Augmented Lighting System.  The project is composed of two phases:  Phase I is the Light-Emitting Diode Lighting Retrofit and Solar Photovoltaic Grid-Tied System Project for the AdSolar lights in actionministration Building, and Phase II is the Stand-Alone, Off-Grid Solar Powered LED Roadway Lighting System.  

This project was made possible under the auspices of the Wilfred and Bonnie Uytengsu Foundation. Spearheaded for implementation by Dr. Giselle Gervacio and Engr. Rodney Armena of Batch 1985, Brightbox Inc., represented by two other Batch 1985 alumni, Mr. Ramil Sevilla and Mr. Jason Hernandez, was the implementing agency.

This project was in the wish list of the current PSHS Main Campus Director, Dr. Helen Caintic, whose vision for the school is to be an environment-friendly institution showcasing renewable energy.  Indeed, this project reduces the carbon footprint of the institute by 7.5tons-CO2 per year.

Wilfred Uytengsu   Alumni audience   Toast to PSHS Batch 85  Batch 85 Organizers

The full press release can be found in http://www.prlog.org/10816206. 


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