PH, NZ renew cooperation on geothermal energy
The Philippines and New Zealand have agreed to extend their cooperation on geothermal energy until 2020.
The amended agreement was signed by Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi and New Zealand Ambassador to the Philippines David Strachan in the presence of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Tuesday.
It aims to further strengthen cooperation between the two countries through government-level collaboration and the facilitation of private sector activities.
The amendment also provides for the continuous exchange of experiences and technical assistance in the field of geothermal energy exploration, development and utilization through capacity building and share of information, knowledge and current trends on geothermal energy.