Malacañan Palace
1 March 2013

President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed the top officials of the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) and Vestas Wind Systems in a courtesy call held in Malacañang.

Among them were EDC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Federico Lopez and Vestas President and Chief Executive Officer Ditlev Engel.

EDC has recently appointed Vestas to be the supplier for its Burgos Wind Project in Ilocos Norte. The latter will be providing 29 V90-3 MW turbines for the construction of the largest wind farm in the country amounting to P87 million.

Vestas Wind Systems supplies wind power solutions to a number of energy corporations around the world. Its information technology hub in the country is one of its four IT global centers including Denmark, Singapore and the USA.

Also present in the call were Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla and Trade and Industry Secretary Gregory Domingo.

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