Manila, Philippines – Thousands of Romblon households can expect reliable electrical supply from the new solar power plant on Tumingad, Odiongan in Tablas Island.
The Tumingad Solar Power Project of Sunwest Water and Electric Company (SUWECO), set on 8.92 hectares of land, was inaugurated on August 21 and will begin supplying power to Romblon households by September.
The plant is expected to deliver 7.5-megawatt peak (MWp) power. The solar power supply, along with SUWECO’s 8.8-megawatt (MW) diesel-powered generators, is expected to address the power problem in the towns of Odiongan, San Andres, Calatrava, San Agustin, Santa Maria, Santa Fe, Alcantara, Looc, and Ferrol.
SUWECO has said in its statement that the Tumingad Solar Power Plant will provide clean, green, and reliable electricity to at least 43,400 households in Romblon.