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[OPINION] Push for pro-poor, pro-environment energy policy

Jan 06, 2020 - 3:16 PM

Millions of households continue to be without electricity, and many other areas with a limited service of only 4 to 6 hours per day

IEA says world needs 'laser-like focus' to bring down emissions

Nov 13, 2019 - 10:02 PM

If the aim is to meet the Paris Agreement targets of limiting global warming, then governments will have to adopt 'rapid and widespread changes across all parts of the energy system,' says the IEA

40 European firms set sights on PH renewable energy market

Oct 12, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Companies from 13 European countries eye investments in solar generation, hydropower, wind power, and electric vehicles

CLEAN ENERGY. These are 5,760 solar panels atop SM North Multilevel Carpark Building. Rappler file photo

8 promising green energy startups share in P1M funding

Aug 14, 2016 - 11:25 AM

The startups were singled out by a fellowship that aims to boost clean energy innovation and will compete against each other to win an additional P1 5 million

Pedal power: PH Earth Hour shines light on climate action

Mar 20, 2016 - 1:24 AM

UPDATED The Earth Hour 2016 event in the Philippines went dark to shine light on climate action which involves individual pledges and support for the country s shift to sustainable energy

EARTH HOUR IN MANILA. A boy plays with available light from an amusement park ride during Earth Hour in Pasay City, Philippines, 19 March 2016. Mark R. Cristino/EPA

3 travellers go on trip to bring solar lights to off-grid areas

Mar 19, 2016 - 9:49 PM

A group of friends will go around 81 provinces in the Philippines to teach communities how to build their own solar lights and install units in communities without electricity

NEDA Board approves LRT4, LRT6 projects

Sep 05, 2015 - 12:58 PM

UPDATED The board chaired by President Aquino also approves the Clark international airport new passenger terminal building Naga airport development project and the DOE s Sustainable Energy Program

President Benigno S. Aquino III presides over the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board Meeting at the Aguinaldo State Dining Room of the Malacañan Palace on Friday, september 4, 2015. The meeting is said to review Public-Private Partnership project of the present administration. (Photo byl Joseph Vidal/ Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Experts warn: PH to have highest coal share in Asia

Jul 04, 2015 - 2:45 PM

The Philippines power sector should achieve a balanced fuel mix to sustain growth and minimize environmental impact says global think tank IHS

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT. Coal provides 42% of the Philippines' electricity but spews over 39% of global carbon dioxide emissions. Shutterstock photo

How a citizen-led power system can disrupt energy sector

Apr 15, 2015 - 2:15 PM

A citizen led power system will steadily serve as a threat to private companies and will dismantle monopolies in the power sector in the long run

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Palace: Energy conservation goes beyond Earth Hour

Mar 28, 2015 - 3:56 PM

As the Philippine government gears up for an expected ‘power crisis ’ the Palace reminds the public that energy conservation should go beyond Earth Hour

EARTH HOUR 2013. Lights go off for an hour in observance of Earth Hour. File photo by John Javellana/Rappler