We recently completed the first stage in the process of becoming independent of the national power grid by implementing a 280 Kilowatt/hour battery farm, controlled by sophisticated inverters which switch from Mains to battery backup within milliseconds. Your TV or power outlets will not even flicker during the frequent brownouts that occur in Puerto Galera. This is the most advanced power management system deployed in the Philippines! Our resort runs off 3-phase power for greater efficiency. We will be adding solar panels to reduce and eventually remove the need to use our backup diesel generator during extended power failures.
This is a small part of our environmental awareness program, as a member of the voluntary international program known as Zero Carbon Resorts. We can proudly claim to be at the forefront of all the resorts in this area in this regard, as we pursue a strict recycling program which includes everything from rechargeable batteries to collecting, filtering, and purifying rainwater which accounts for more than 50% of our water usage and provides our guests with a superior quality of water than most resorts in the area.
Additionally, all of our waste gets disposed of in biodegradable trash bags.