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At the Asia Clean Energy Forum in Manila, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao says it could not rule out funding coal power as there is 'no other option' for some countries in Asia
Iranian energy imports are vital to Iraq, one of the world's hottest countries, which faces chronic blackouts that often leave homes without power for up to 20 hours a day
The kilogram will now be defined in terms of the Planck constant – the ratio of a frequency of light, on the one hand, to the quantum energy of that frequency, on the other
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
It’s good for the environment but can it really power homes and businesses 24/7?
(UPDATED) Distribution utilities like Meralco are now compelled to enter into a competitive selection process instead of their prior self-negotiated deals which advocates say could burden consumers for 20 years
The Department of Energy says electric cooperatives in Pampanga are working to restore power in the province before sunset on Tuesday, April 23
Lucille Abad's invention is one of the 5 finalists for projects in the field of non-energy application of nuclear technologies at the recently held World Atomic Energy Expo Awards 2019 in Sochi, Russia
The Department of Energy says the short-term answers are not enough to address the recent power shortages.
The Philippine Competition Commission finds no issues with AC Energy acquiring a stake in Phinma Energy Corporation
Aboitiz Power Corporation's Manny Rubio says companies won't connive to cause power outages, as these are bad for business
(UPDATED) Meralco is again implementing rotational brownouts in parts of Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, and Laguna due to low power supply on Monday, April 15
The ruling nullifies a number of orders made by the ERC in 2014 declaring wholesale electricity spot market prices void for being unreasonable or otherwise uncompetitive
Double-digit growth in solar and wind power generation is still not fast enough to meet soaring electricity demand which also pushed up the use of coal
(UPDATED) 'The choice of law and the venue for disputes is once again surrendered by the Philippines in favor of China,' senatorial bet Neri Colmenares tells Rappler
The Duterte government seems to be exaggerating the benefits of the Kaliwa Dam project and downplaying its costs and risks
Unlike other sources of energy, there are ways to keep geothermal sources abundant
Find out why geothermal energy is perfect for powering our houses and businesses
In the transition to clean energy, natural gas solves the need for a reliable renewable energy partner
As the Philippines looks to diversify its energy mix, one source - natural gas - has become increasingly important
Four Necessity Valve Turners says its members cut through a fence on Monday, February 4, to enter an Enbridge Energy facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan
While oil companies will lower prices, the rollback will be offset by the excise tax hike under the TRAIN law
Oil companies say the hike is due to price movements in the international market
The Department of Energy cites weak sentiments in the Asian gasoline market amid excess regional supply
Oil companies will hike diesel prices by P0.70 per liter and gasoline by P0.80 per liter amid price movements in the global market
DOE chief Alfonso Cusi warns oil industry players that applying the 2019 tax rates on 2018 oil stocks may lead to company closure and even estafa charges
Gas production remains the top the priority for Qatar, which is the world's the biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas
KOFPH partners with First Gen to power four more Coca-Cola bottling facilities with clean energy
Dennis Uy's Phoenix Petroleum and China National Offshore Oil Corporation team up to build an LNG import terminal in Batangas. Their tandem is the lone applicant, so far.
'The electricity sector is experiencing its most dramatic transformation since its creation more than a century ago,' says the International Energy Agency
This is part of the European Union's P3.6-billion sustainable energy project in the Philippines
'I'll give you about towards the end of the year. You have to upgrade your source of energy kasi 'pag hindi, hanap ako ng may pera talaga. 'Yung China nangangati kamay niyan,' President Rodrigo Duterte says in a speech in Puerto Princesa City
An international team of scientists finds that predatory raptor birds are 4 times rarer in areas of plateau where wind turbines are present
The project faces opposition from residents and environmental groups in La Union
PXP Energy, a company which has interests in the West Philippine Sea, says it will use the money raised from the deal to fund oil exploration activities
How does this energy source help us transition to a cleaner power mix?
Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih says his country is ready to boost its crude oil production
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi says electric cooperatives need the funds to provide 'efficient and sustainable services to the areas they serve'
Do you know where your energy comes from?
The site of the dam in the Batang Toru rainforest on Sumatra island is the only known habitat of the Tapanuli orangutan, a newly discovered species that numbers about 800 individuals in total
The inability to act today would mean irreparable damage to the lives of millions of Asians living in extremely climate-vulnerable regions
The energy sector accounts for 80% of global CO2 emissions, with most of the rest caused by deforestation and agriculture
'Only by shifting away from dirty energy – the leading cause of climate change – can Filipinos truly move from being tagged as victims of the climate towards being known as its protectors'
The US Energy Department says it will make it more difficult to ship nuclear technology to China, one of the few growing markets for new plants
A surge of new exploration efforts are underway in a nation that has some of the world's largest untapped sources of volcanic heat, but which relies on coal for half its electricity
'Wind beats coal by any environmental measure, but that doesn't mean that its impacts are negligible,' says a senior author of the study
The latest round of price increases brings common gasoline prices to around P59 to P62 per liter, and diesel prices to around P47.95 to P50.75 per liter
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi says power providers and distributors are assessing the damage from Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut)