The City Council of Bacolod passed an omnibus resolution favorably endorsing the proposed solar power plant projects by proponents Asian Solar Options Corp. and Negros PH Solar Inc. to be established in two separate locations in the city.

Councilor Alex Paglomutan, chairman of the City Council committee on energy, in his consolidated report dated June 15, 2015 said that the City Council has favorably endorsed the to the Department of Energy the 200-megawatt solar power plant in Barangay Felisa and the 120-megawatt, in Barangay Vista Alegre by the two companies for the approval of their application for the renewable energy service/operating or re-service/operating contract.

The City Council resolved further to endorse both projects to the concerned line agencies and other related offices and instrumentalities of the government purposely to process and secure permits, clearances, and licenses as required necessary for the realization of the said projects.

Maria Celia Ramona Monfort, president and chief executive officer of Asian Solar Options Corp., who also represents Negros PH Solar Inc. as its president and CEO sought the favorable endorsement of the Bacolod City Council last May 7.

The Barangay Council of Felisa, as reflected in their Barangay Council Resolution No. 15-029, approved the proposed project March 30, 2015.

Also, the Barangay Council of Vista Alegre passed and approved Resolution No. 095 on April 10, interposing no objection to the said project.