BACOLOD City – The SangguniangPanlungsod here is mulling the establishment of a power plant in BarangayFelisa. He explained that energy sector plays avery important role in our modern living, where electricity is an indispensablecommodity as it energizes our homes, businesses and industries that boost ourcountry’s economic growth and development. Ramos recently introduced an ordinanceenjoining the Central Negros Electric Cooperative to conduct a feasibilitystudy for the construction of a power plant. Ramos said the Department of Energyprojects the city’s electricity demand to grow around five percent annuallythus it is imperative that we should set-up measures to ensure that thisrequirement is met including allowance for reserve./PN “This is in preparation for the surge ofenergy demand in the future and to help the city sustain its momentum ofeconomic growth,” said Councilor Dindo Ramos. According to Ramos, this capital city isone of the fastest-growing highly urbanized cities in the country, hence it iscrucial to address its future energy needs now and to look into innovative andconventional sources of energy such as renewable energy and conventional fuels.