TREEDC returns to the philippines in february 2014 to continue its international exchange program by partnering with more philippine stakeholders and communities.
Delegates from the Tennessee Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council (TREEDC) joined forces with the Renewable Energy Association of the Philippines (REAP) to conduct educational conferences in Butuan City and Mariveles, Bataan Philippines during February 2014. TREEDC also followed up with member cities Naga City and Mabalacat to provide updates and to make plans for future projects and visits. TREEDC also participated in the Philippine Investment Forum in Manila and crafted its long term strategic plan to meet its community education and economic development goals in the Philippines.
TREEDC President Talley spoke about the TREEDC International Exchange Program at the Investors Forum. Mayor Talley advised the audience that TREEDC selected the Philippines as its Pilot Country because of its vast potential of renewable energy resources, high energy costs and frequent brownouts. He also added that TREEDC is very interested in coordinating social responsibility projects with Philippine corporations to help enhance the quality of life.