rural electrification - updates

Rappler's latest stories on rural electrification

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Hybrid power plant to rise in Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

Apr 25, 2018 - 3:59 PM

'It’s a dream come true for all of us here,' says Park Superintendent Elizabeth Maclang of the power plant which is expected to be operational by 2019

The longest underground river in Asia found in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, found in the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Photo by  Giovanni G. Navata/Wikimedia Commons

Green energy to help in ‘last mile’ of PH rural electrification

Oct 26, 2015 - 6:41 PM

There are still 4 954 sitios across the country that do not have electricity Many of these are in far flung areas that can only be powered by renewable energy

FINALLY, POWER. A boy looks up at a lightbulb powered by a solar panel installed in his home in Tanauan, Leyte. Photo by Nim Gonzales

Aeta lolas to install solar-powered lamps in villages

Mar 16, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Dubbed solar lolas 4 Aeta grandmothers are back from India equipped with skills on installing solar powered lanterns

'SOLAR LOLAS.' (From left to right) Evelyn Clemente, Magda Salvador, Cita Diaz and Sharon Flores are back from India to share their knowledge on using the sun to power lanterns. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Solar suitcases, panels to power Iloilo clinics

Dec 10, 2014 - 7:59 PM

Should the next disaster strike some rural health units in Iloilo should be able to operate even without electricity

HARNESSING SUNLIGHT. A 50-watt solar panel converts sunlight into electricity to power a home in Tanauan, Leyte. File photo by Nim Gonzales

Wanted: Renewable energy investors in far-flung areas

Oct 30, 2014 - 6:14 PM

Renewable energy can help bring electricity and with it development to 4 million households in remote parts of the country