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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...

Country News

Consumers and local governments alike believe it is time to introduce new choices for electricity to...

Around 2,500 households in remote upland villages in Sarangani province are set to benefit from a...

The Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior and Local Government will team up...

As a tropical nation spread across more than 7,600 islands, the Philippines seems like the ideal...

The Philippines, along with other countries in Asia, can meet its power needs with the plummeting...

Microgrids using renewable sources of energy like solar and wind are increasingly able to provide...

A Chinese-funded solar project lit up Baliwet, a mountain village in this town, about 190 km...

Some 170 underprivileged students from the Green Valley Integrated School recently received an...

Minigrids can help the government accelerate its goal of energizing every household in the...

Sitio Laginan in Malungon town in Mindanao’s Sarangani province has been chosen to be a model of...

The Department of Agriculture (DA) and various other agencies have agreed to fast-track the...

Great Power Movers Transportation Corp., operator of the e-jeep units, will deploy 33 units in the...