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Financing and Integrating Renewable Energy for the City of Butuan

As of: June 2020

Objective and activities

The Project convenes key interest groups in Butuan City and formalizes these into a multi-stakeholder power development planning (PDP) group for inclusive, locally responsive, long-term, affordable, sustainable power solutions that maximize indigenous renewable resources in aid of local and national development objectives, through a City Energy Development Master Plan (CEDMP). Such groups will undergo a workshop series on various energy planning aspects, i.e. demand side load curve forecasting, technology screening curve, resource assessment of renewable energy, technical writing, to empower them to technically and financially assess proposals by power development proponents. These groups will be made an integral and prerequisite component of the PDP process that at present largely obtains multi-stakeholder input posthumously. Lastly, the project aims to develop and disseminate a financing product that can be used by energy project proponents to implement the CEDMP.

State of implementation/results

  • Project receives Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) by Mayor of Butuan City.
  • City Power Development Advisory Council’s First Assembly called by the Mayor on 25/03/2019
  • October 2018: inception workshop with participation of relevant stakeholders, including national agencies National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) and Department of Energy

Project data


Implementing organisation:
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - Philippines

Partner institution(s):
  • Climate Change Commission (CCC) - Philippines

BMU grant:
549.976,00 €

05/2018  till  04/2022


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