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Let’s find balance between coal and renewables

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FINDING A BALANCE. ‘We lack capacity for dependable power. We can’t just merely rely on renewables for now,’ DOE Secretary Alfonso Cusi says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

‘We have to help one another find that solution. I’m sure Ms. Gina Lopez is open to a solution to adequate power supply,’ says Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi

MANILA, Philippines (July 4, 2016) — “We cannot just discount coal,” Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said in reaction to Environment Secretary Gina Lopez’s advocacy to stop coal-fired power plants. Continue reading Let’s find balance between coal and renewables

Cebu City council junks coal plant project

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VICTORIOUS. Residents of Sawa celebrate the junking of the proposed coal-powered plant. Photo from the Youth for Livable Cebu Facebook page

‘Our demand for sustainable, clean energy has been heard’

CEBU CITY, Philippines (Apr. 28, 2016) — Through their collective efforts, Cebuanos won against the proposed coal-powered plant in Sawang Calero, Cebu City. Continue reading Cebu City council junks coal plant project

Coal plant spokesperson – If we violate law, close us down

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LUDO’S POWER PLANT. Ludo Power Corporation supporters raise placards. Photo by Geramyn Nob

Residents of Sawang Calero and neighboring barangays in Cebu City cite health and environmental reasons as their main reason for opposing the project 

CEBU CITY, Philippines (Apr. 20, 2016) — Residents of Sawang Calero and neighboring barangays in Cebu City met with officials from Ludo Power Corporation on Sunday, April 17, the company proposing to construct a coal plant here, to protest the project.

Continue reading Coal plant spokesperson – If we violate law, close us down