GoSol.solar starting in the Philippines

Posted 19 March 2019 by Lorin Symington.

I’m extremely excited to be travelling to the Philippines to work with our new client and partner, CarbonCycle. I’ve never been anywhere in Asia and to be able to travel to such a tropical paradise and leave behind the -15C depths of Canadian winter makes this trip extra special.

I’ve rented a motorbike and I managed to get in a little beach time shortly after my arrival:

The people of the Philippines have been very welcoming so far, and everyone seems to be smiling. I’m starting to pick up the occasional word in Tagalog and Bisaya but fortunately most people speak at least some English.

Back in the workshop, we’re already hard at work fabricating the SOL5’s in on the outskirts of Cagayan de Oro in Mindanao Province:

From left to right, yours truly, Lucio, Albert, Marvin and Willy.

In the next few days I’m going to visit the end user communities and cooperatives to meet the teams and take some measurements to fine tune our solutions.




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