A solar-powered desalination equipment is now in use in a remote village in Dinagat town in the province of Dinagat Islands. The system can produce up to 1,000 liters of potable water per day using seawater as its source.
The consensus among experts seems to lean toward the law raising more questions than it answers, and placing unnecessary curbs — perhaps unintentionally — on potential solutions to provide energy to remote areas.
Geothermal power leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC) has allocated funds for the establishment of additional off-grid electronic or e-communities in Valencia, Negros Oriental.
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.
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.
15 young companies are helping transform the climate crisis – and close the region’s energy access gap – with renewable energy and clean-tech solutions.