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Vulnerable Dumagat folk find light, lift in solar power – EQ Mag Pro

MANILA, Philippines : Up until a decade ago, nights in Sitio Manggahan — an upland settlement of the Dumagat-Remontado, indigenous people (IP) rooted in Tanay, Rizal province, since the Spanish era — limited students like Margie Amuin to doing their homework by the glow of gasoline lamps. Then slowly, house by house, solar power technology […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

Renewable Energy Takes Center Stage in Manila Times Forum

Industry leaders and experts will discuss the challenges of attaining a sustainable environment while meeting the needs of a growing economy during a forum of The Manila Times today, June 30. The forum, dubbed “Propelling Renewable Energy against Climate Change,” will tackle how the Philippines can address climate change by tapping renewable energy (RE). Sen. […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

ERC Identifies Erring Power Generation Firms

MANILA, Philippines : The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has identified the generation companies (gencos) that did not report plant outages or identify their facilities needing immediate technical inspection as part of measures to address the perennial problem of power shortage during summer. In a statement yesterday, the ERC said it has identified gencos that were […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

More Biz Sourcing Power From Solar

Solar power provider Green Heat Corp. general manager Robert Martin said in a press briefing Friday the company has six to 12 megawatts of solar rooftop projects this year despite the pandemic. MANILA : Commercial establishments sourcing their electricity requirement from renewable energy like solar power is increasing in the country. Solar power provider Green […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

New Solar Power Source to Rise in Pangasinan

MANILA : The country will have another source of solar energy as Aboitiz Power Corp. will build a 74-megawatt solar power facility in Cayanga, Bugallon in Pangasinan. “We are very excited about this because this is another step towards achieving our 10-year strategy with regard to significantly increasing our RE (renewable energy) capacity and aiming […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

Embracing the light: Churches tap solar power

MANILA, Philippines : In the past few years, Bishop Gerardo Alminaza of the Diocese of San Carlos in Negros Occidental has been at the frontline of a crusade waged both from the pulpit and on the streets. Alminaza, 61, is part of the Philippine Catholic Church’s strong opposition to the use of fossil fuels in […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

Pepsi-Cola PH says shifting to solar power in manufacturing plants

MANILA – Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc said its manufacturing plants would shift to renewable energy to reduce dependency on grid electricity produced from fossil fuels. The maker of PepsiCo beverages in the Philippines signed a deal for the installation of solar panels in its Batangas, Cebu and Davao manufacturing plants, PCPPI said in a statement. […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

54th ADB Annual Meeting to Focus on Collaboration for a Resilient and Green Recovery

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will hold its 54th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in a virtual format from 3 to 5 May 2021, with a focus on deepening collaboration for a resilient and green recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. “The pandemic has had a significant impact in […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

$300 Million from Green Climate Fund to Support ADB’s First Green Recovery Program in Southeast Asia

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has allocated $300 million to support the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) efforts to help Southeast Asia shape a climate-resilient, environmentally sustainable economic recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) Green Recovery Program aims to leverage […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro

DOE requires solar, renewable energy technologies in buildings

MANILA, Philippines: Solar photovoltaic and renewable energy (RE) technologies are now required in new and existing buildings after the Department of Energy issued a policy on the adoption of the guidelines of energy conservation. The DOE on Friday released Department Circular 2020-12-0026 that aims to promote the use of the energy-conserving design on buildings and […]

China solar capacity rises by record 54.9 GW in 2021 – energy authority – EQ Mag Pro