Decentralised solar storage systems provide a reliable, affordable and clean power supply to people and businesses with a poor connection to electricity. For the 16 million people that are living off the grid in the Philippines, these systems can replace polluting energy sources like diesel generators and kerosene and can be scaled up, enabling people to grow their business or install more electrical devices in their homes.

In 2017, a solar-plus-storage system was installed at Qi Palawan, a Zero Carbon Resort certified ecoresort on the island of Palawan in the Philippines. An array of solar panels with a capacity of 42 kWp provides electricity during sunlight hours, which is stored and managed by the 124 kWh energy storage system (ESS). The system saves 12,500 litres of diesel fuel per year and provides the resort with reliable, environmentally friendly energy.

The system at Qi Palawan is currently open for investment on the crowdinvesting platform ecoligo.investments, with investments from just €500 and fixed, attractive interest rates. Visit ecoligo.investments to find out more.

Disclaimer: Clicking on the link will take you away from the website of ecoligo GmbH and to the website of the crowdinvesting platform ecoligo.investments. The crowdinvesting platform is managed by ecoligo invest GmbH, which is independent of ecoligo GmbH and does not belong to the same company group.

ecoligo provides a fully financed solar-as-a-service solution for businesses in emerging markets. With a complete digital platform for financing and delivering solar projects, ecoligo removes the barriers that prevent such projects from being realised. Supplying these businesses with affordable electricity enables them to grow and boost the local economy. Find out more at ecoligo.com.

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Climate commitments, transmission problems, number of people living off-grid

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Electrification rate

solar panel by Rockicon from the Noun Project

Battery by Wawan Hermawan from the Noun Project

School by AlfredoCreates.com/Icons from the Noun Project