‘It is the obligation of the government to act to save the people from climate change and not wait,’ says Emmanuel De Guzman, vice chair of the Climate Change Commission
MANILA, Philippines (May 26, 2016) — For the next 6 months, the Philippine government will embark on a comprehensive review of its energy policy aimed at cutting down dependence on coal, while taking into consideration the reality of climate change in crafting national and local development plans. Continue reading Review of PH energy policy underway→
Bikes, e-vehicles, renewables, plus other low-carbon solutions are event highlights
MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 18, 2016) — Bicycles, electric vehicles, renewable energy technologies plus other climate change solutions shall highlight this year’s main Earth Hour switch-off in the Philippines, organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Issues on right-of-way violations, transmission towers bombing hound the region. The energy department is creating a task force to address the situation.
MANILA, Philippines (Jan. 9, 2016) — President Benigno Aquino III will convene a meeting with energy officials next week to address the worsening power situation in Mindanao due to right of way (ROW) violations and bombing of transmission towers, he said on Friday, January 8.
The energy storage project, according to AES, will strengthen the Luzon grid by providing fast response ancillary services like frequency regulation
MANILA, Philippines (Dec. 20, 2015) — A local unit of AES Corporation broke ground on its battery-based energy storage system at Masinloc in Zambales, providing 10 megawatts (MW) of interconnected capacity and enhancing the reliability of the Luzon grid.
November 27, 2015 — How does coal fit into the country’s energy and development equation? Our policy brief “Striking a Balance: Coal-Fired Power Plants in the Philippines Energy Future,” launched in a forum at the Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) last Tuesday, Continue reading The future of coal-fired power plants→
Growing disaster resiliency in Region 12 (SOCCSKSARGEN) and the rest of Mindanao