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Windmills in Rizal? 54MW Wind Farm in Pililla, Rizal by Alternergy Wind One Corporation
When Tutubi fifrst heard the news of the construction of a 54 megawatt windfarm to generate electricity using wind turbines (not wind mills), he already forewaw that those "wind mills" would become a tourist attraction similar to the now famous "windmills" in Bangui, Ilocos Norte by NorthWind near the beaches of Pagudpud.
Tutubi has been passing by the area for months now yet only recently did he drove up to the viewdeck to go nearer the gigantic turbines
No entrance fee to enter Pililla Wind Farm, there are enterprising individuals there who wants to make money
How to Get to Pililla, Rizal:
driving directions from Manila:
take Marcos Highway, right to Sumulong up to Antipolo, left after Antipolo Public Market and Robinsons Antipolo, go around the rotonda to turn left,
pass Teresa Rizal, left in Sambat (landmark: Flying V), take the highway of Morong and Tanay then the twisties of Pililla. you see markers on the highway by Alternergy.
Commuting to Pililla, Rizal is easy but getting to the actual viewdeck is not. From EDSA Crossing/Starmall, take a jeepney going to Tanay, Rizal. In Tanay, transfer to a SIniloan, Laguna jeepney but drop off near the service road to Alternergy then walk up