AN energy group is calling on the government to include energy efficiency as one of the resources in charting the country’s energy mix. In a panel discussion during this week’s 2019 Philippine Infrastructure Conference, the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance proposed that governments, be it here or overseas, “should slowly move toward incorporating energy efficiency as a mainstreamed resource in planning its energy mix.” Its president, Alexander Ablaza, said “our economy needs to mobilize $243 billion in energy efficiency capital to harvest 45,900 megawatts from the demand-side of the Philippine energy market in the next 21 years,”

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