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Jobin-SQM, Inc. (JSI) is registered with the Department of Energy (DOE) as a Renewable Energy (RE) Developer of solar and wind power in Subic Bay and Morong-Hermosa, Bataan, respectively. Likewise, JSI obtained DOE Service Contracts to develop solar and wind projects in the said areas. These areas are located within the Subic Bay Freeport Zone.

 

JSI has been given the exclusive rights to explore, develop and utilize solar and wind resource within the over 800 hectares of contracted area. In 2015, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) found it technically feasible to connect the solar and wind power plants to the Luzon Grid.

 

Once completed, the JSI solar farm is expected to be among the biggest developments of its kind in the ASEAN region generating 100 megawatts of solar power.

For two consecutive years, JSI was presented the Corporate Safety and Health Excellence award by the DOE and SHAPES for operating without lost time accident from 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2017.

 

JSI was also recognized for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) undertakings for 2017 by the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) in the prestigious annual SBMA Mabuhay Awards.

 

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) recognized the right to the land of the Tribung Ayta Ambala ng Pastolan (TAAP) and thereby granted TAAP a Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title (CADT). JSI upheld the CADT by undergoing the Free and Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) consultation process during the preparatory stage of the project. Close coordinations among the involved parties resulted in the Certificate of Pre-Condition wherein the TAAP granted JSI the permission to use their ancestral land.