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In battling the timber poachers who roam the thick Sierra Madre forests near his home, Larry Garaes has found a new ally: solar panels.

With solar...

When Theresa Walgraeve and her husband set up their 15-room resort in Puerto Princesa, a city on the Philippine island of Palawan, they worried about...

29.05.2018 , Alanah Torralba | Thomson Reuters Foundation

Coal-reliant Philippines struggles to power up clean energy

For Nestor Castro and the other residents of Lamao village, which sits near two coal-fired power plants and an oil refinery, the country's shift to...

22.03.2017 , On the occasion of World Water Day 2017

Group Washing Facilities: an efficient way to fight against bad sanitation

GIZ and UNICEF published a collection of exemplary designs for group handwashing facilities in schools entitled “Scaling up Group Handwashing in...

19.05.2016 , Rodel Alzona (BusinessMirror)

Here comes the sun: off-grid solar energy in Philippines

OVER dinner during the middle of last week, I learned two important things:  It still costs a fortune to move from on-grid power supply to renewable...

"So...what do you think about donating laptops to rural villages?"

At a high school reunion last Christmas, my buddy Magnus, a CalTech PhD candidate...

Stiftung Solarenergie - Solar Energy Foundation Germany - and its counterpart in the Philippines have launched an appeal for aid as the two...

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Some 50 members of the Hundred Islands Paraw Operators Association (HIPOA) here accepted a solar...

The Senate of The Philippines has announced that a proposal to reduce the cost of electricity for...

The provincial government’s solar home system (SHS) distribution program continues in Palawan with...

Victims of extreme weather events in the Philippines come forward in an investigation into how major...

It will benefit roughly 100,000 off-grid households in the country.

A UNIT of French oil company Total S.A. has secured contracts to install solar energy systems on the...

Around 16 foreign investors expressed interest in partnering with local electric cooperatives to...

A Filipino technology entrepreneur is set to change the country’s solar energy sector.

President Rodrigo Duterte has committed PHP41 billion for the establishment of solar-powered...

Deputy Speaker Arthur Yap on Tuesday said that a bill seeking to grant a franchise to a solar power...

Filipino start-up, Solar Para sa Bayan Corp. (SPSB), seeking to provide a cheap,...

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) is pushing for power cooperatives to use minigrids...