- Charging stations for e-trikes will rise in Marawi City
- The DOE donated 200 e-trikes to Marawi City local government
- The e-trikes can fit up to six passengers
To ensure sustainable operations of the electric tricycles (e-trikes) donated by the Department of Energy (DOE) to the local government of Marawi City, charging stations will be built around the city.
As per ABS-CBN, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque told media during a press conference in Cebu City on Saturday, January 13, that Marawi City will build charging stations on the road.
“Marawi residents will soon experience e-trikes for transport and livelihood opportunities. To ensure sustainable operations, Marawi City shall establish charging stations on the road,” Roque said.
On Friday, January 12, the DOE, through Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM), donated a total of 200 units of e-trikes to the Marawi City local government. The signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was held at the DOE office in Taguig City.
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi and TFBM chair Eduardo Del Rosario, the concurrent Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council, led the signing of the MOA.
In a statement, Cusi said the e-trikes can accommodate up to six passengers and can be re-charged through common electrical outlets.