PHILIPPINES

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11.06.2020 , Majah-Leah V Ravago and James A Roumasset

Can COVID-19 spark an energy transition in the Philippines?

The Philippines’ medium-term Development Plan 2017–2022 is anchored in AmBisyon Natin 2040, a long-term vision for attaining high-income status...

09.08.2019 , Hannah Alcoseba Fernandez

Do Filipinos dream of electric jeepneys?

An ambitious plan is in train to electrify the Philippines’ iconic jeepneys to curb pollution. But do Filipino drivers, operators and commuters really...

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...

Country News

Following the destruction brought by typhoons, many homes in Catanduanes only had the sun and the...

The shift of state-run National Power Corporation (NPC) to renewable energy (RE) technologies in...

A lawmaker is pushing for the deployment of microgrids to achieve 100 percent electrification...

Under the partnership, MSpectrum will distribute Enphase products to residential and commercial...

In the franchise area of Manila Electric Company (Meralco) that had been affected by the extreme...

Imperial Homes Corp., the first property technology (PropTech) developer in the country, is expected...

Energy officials said the health crisis has delayed the rollout of project electrifying far-flung...

With the Philippines’ vast renewable sources, investors have the opportunity to accelerate...

The project uses the power of the sun to move water, without the need for grid power or diesel,...

The chief hurdle to rooftop solar PV installations is no longer economics but a mindset comfortable...

The subsidy being paid for by Filipino consumers in their power bills for the provision of...

The country’s National Irrigation Administration will bet on floating PV and solar-powered...