Free LED light bulbs or portable gas stoves to be given away

Posted on Dec 03 2021

The Energy Division Office of the Department of Public Works will be distributing energy-efficient LED light bulbs or portable gas stoves to residential households this Saturday as part of a campaign to promote energy conservation and efficiency measures that reduce energy use and save money. 

The drive-thru distribution event will be held on Dec. 4, 2021, at the 500 Sails parking lot in Susupe, from 9am to 12pm.

The “2021 Saipan Energy Educational Awareness and Community Outreach Program Campaign Drive-Thru Distribution Event” will also have the Division of Energy educating residential consumers and the community about the importance of energy efficiency and conservation efforts in the CNMI and its impact on the protection and preservation of available precious natural resources in the environment.

To avail of the LED light bulbs or portable gas stove, residential homeowners must present a copy of a valid government issued identification card and a copy of a most recent CUC utility billing with same name on ID and CUC account. 

Residents that are tenants of apartments, rental properties, etc., and not named as the CUC account holder must provide a copy of a lease or rental agreement.

If the residential homeowner with the CUC account holder’s name is unable to make it, provide a letter of authorization along with a copy of ID matching CUC account name to avail of the distribution item. 

Businesses, rental property owners and/or landlords are not eligible to receive the LED light bulbs or portable gas stoves.  

During the drive-thru event, residential households will have a choice of receiving only one of the items below: Either a bag of 10 LED light bulbs or one portable gas stove.  

With only a limited number of supplies available for this event, LED light bulbs and portable gas stoves will be available for distribution on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the specified time only, or while supplies last. 

Due to the continuing threat of COVID-19, the public is required to observe and comply with all health and safety protocols at the drive-thru event. Masks are required at all times during the program event’s hours of operations. All vehicle operators and passengers must remain in their vehicles at all times and must follow all posted event signs and obey all event traffic flow signs.

For additional questions or information regarding this event, contact reporting specialist Maile Iakopo at 664-4480/4. (PR)

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