Today’s model of a centralised power system reliant on fossil fuels does little to address energy poverty in remote island areas far from commercial centres.
Rooftop solar installations provide an opportunity to generate significant volumes of zero-carbon renewable energy from otherwise unutilized urban and commercial environments.
Some 1,500 farmers in two Lanao del Sur towns are expected to boost their rice production with the operation of the PHP10-million Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) solar-powered irrigation system (SPIS).
Solar Entertainment Corp. launched Solar Learning, a new educational foundation that aims to address the challenges in Philippine education by filling the gaps in the issues of delivery, content and access.
15 young companies are helping transform the climate crisis – and close the region’s energy access gap – with renewable energy and clean-tech solutions.
A 10-year ‘graduation plan’ on systematic reduction and eventual scrapping of subsidy in off-grid areas, or those jurisdictions not physically connected to the main power grids, is being pushed by the Department of Energy.
he Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) turned over a solar pump irrigation project (SPIP) worth PHP20 million to Baliksaka Farmers Association Inc. in Barangay Pinugay here.
One of the ‘unaccomplished’ promises of the Duterte administration is full electrification of all households in the country, but that goal can be hastened with the deployment of micro-grid systems, especially in isolated communities and far-flung areas.
The Philippine government should review its foreign ownership rule in renewable energy (RE) projects, as well as look into offering end-to-end project deals to enable more investments in the sector, according to an associate partner of global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.