A girl lights candles and kind 60+ sign through the Earth Hour environment effort in Cali, Valle del Cauca department, Colombia, on March 24, 2018. AFP
TACLOBAN CITY — Earth Hour was detected in this town Saturday night as houses, businesses and government offices switched off power to join the international awareness campaign about climate change.
Christopher Garcia, institutional services branch head of this Leyte II Electric Cooperative (Leyeco II), said that they were happy that customers engaged in the yearly event.
He, nevertheless, could not say about how many engaged in the Saturday night’s activity.
“We declared it through our FB accounts and from what we see, many engaged in the Earth Hour. But at this moment, we cannot say yet how much we’ve stored,” Garcia explained.
He explained Leyeco II clients usually consumed 43 megawatts in its field of policy, namely Tacloban City and the towns of Palo and Babatngon, that has over 73,000 member-consumers.
The Leyte capitol building and the Tacloban City Hall combined by activity, in addition to houses .
Carmen Bueno, 51, of Barangay 12 of this city, said that she had been celebrating the Earth Hour for three decades.
“That is my method of assisting our surroundings,” she explained. /cbb
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