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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...

Country News

For almost a decade, this church in Atimonan, Quezon has been waging a war on coal.

Solar power is turning into the cheapest source of new electricity generation capacity in many...

Investment in and deployment of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) energy-battery energy storage...

Town areas eyed under the projects are in Davao, Palawan, Mindoro, Batangas, Isabela, Romblon,...

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol is pushing for the massive adoption in the country of the...

Philippines government moves to boost output in bid to stabilise price of rice.

The company has already completed micro-grid energization initiatives in their host communities of...

The project is divided into two bidding windows and will lead to the installation of 40,500 solar...

Known as the Caridad Norte and Sur Solar-Powered Irrigation System (SPIS), this pilot project of the...

Filipinos pay more for electricity than almost anywhere in Southeast Asia, but it doesn’t have to be...

Data from NEA show that there are 19,740 sitios across the country that are still without access to...

The facility is composed of 140Lorentz solar panels, a 40-horsepower Lorentz submersible pump,...