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New energy management technology for local MSMEs introduced

Friday, February 03, 2017 10:24 AM    Views : 423by:Negros Oriental PSTC S&T Media Service

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Engr. Rheymar D. Barroga of WattSmart emphasizes the importance of energy audit, energy consumption and energy management in every business.

DUMAGUETE CITY (February 3, 2017) An award-winning energy management company introduced an innovative and affordable way of saving electric power consumption to around 20 participants from food, metals, sugar and coconut processing companies in the province  in a an energy management forum recently organized by the Department of Science and Technology-Negros Oriental Provincial S&T Center (DOST NegOr PSTC).

WattSmart Philippines Corporation  (WattSmart) has obtained a funding from the DOST's Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD) for its Smart Energy Program (SEP), which is designed to support the manufacturing sector minimize their energy wastage through energy audit, on-site installation of energy data centers  to facilitate analysis of energy consumpiton , and professional energy consultation.

The forum's main resource person, Engr. Rheymar D. Barroga of WattSmart underscored the long-term financial benefits of SEP, including the workers' safety, non-invasive, and hazard-free features of the SEP systems.  Barroga added that the technology enables a business establishment to have control over its electrial energy consumption, save overhead costs and boost business competitiveness

This private-public initiative intends to provide 150 micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMes) with free data analytics, professional advice on how to save energy and reduce electric consumption and companies will be able to monitor energy consumption online by logging in to the website: www.wattsmart.ph.

WattSmart is a Filipino energy management company that is committed to helping businesses and households manage the electric consumption more efficiently. It delivers smarter energy solutions through comprehensive energy analytics, power saving recommendations and various energy management services and technologies.

The company's products and services have earned international and local recognitions that include 2016 Mobilie Challenge Asia-Pacific Nationals Finalist in Hawaii, USA; DOST- PCIEERD Outstanding Research and Development Finalist in 2015 and 2014 Philippine representative to the IBM ASEAN SmartCamp Top Asian Start-Ups in Singaport. Inquiries can be sent to its email address: myenergymanager@wattsmart.ph.Negros Oriental PSTC S&T Media Service

Source: http://region7.dost.gov.ph/?p=3972

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