Ms. Michelle Esteban, Chief of PAB-Laboratory Accreditation Division, delivers her presentation on “PAB Accreditation” during the 2nd World Clean Energy

The 2nd World Clean Energy Philippines Conference + Expo, held on August 16–17, 2023, at the Novotel Araneta City Manila, proved to be a significant platform for advancing sustainable energy solutions. The event gathered industry leaders, experts, and stakeholders to discuss the latest developments in the clean energy sector, with a special focus on electric vehicles (EVs).

One of the highlights of the conference was the session led by Ms. Michelle P. Esteban, Chief of the Laboratory Accreditation Division of the DTI-Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB). The topic of her presentation was ‘PAB Accreditation,’ which aimed to engage stakeholders in the electrical field, particularly those involved in the manufacture and importation of EV charging stations and EV products.

During her presentation, Ms. Esteban elaborated on the array of services offered by PAB, shedding light on accreditation requirements and the meticulous process involved. Attendees were provided with valuable insights into how PAB’s accreditation can serve as a strong foundation to support manufacturers, importers, and investors within the EV industry.

The session’s Q&A portion allowed participants to gain a deeper understanding of the accreditation process and its potential benefits. Ms. Esteban’s responses underscored the role of accreditation in ensuring product quality, safety, and compliance with industry standards, thus fostering consumer confidence and promoting industry growth.

The conference itself served as a convergence point for innovative ideas and collaborations, driving the clean energy sector forward. With EVs gaining traction as a sustainable mobility solution, PAB’s involvement in the event was instrumental in highlighting the significance of quality assurance and accreditation of conformity assessment activities related to EV-related products.

As the conference concluded, it became evident that the 2nd World Clean Energy Philippines Conference + Expo provided a dynamic platform for knowledge exchange and strategic networking. The insights shared by Ms. Esteban and other industry experts are expected to catalyze advancements in the EV sector and contribute to a cleaner and greener future.

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Date of release: 22 August 2023