Average electricity price in PHL 2nd highest in Asia

  The country’s average electricity price for residential customers is the second highest in Asia as of January this year, according to a Perth-based consulting firm that specializes in providing power market advisory services in the Asia-Pacific region. Meanwhile,...

Toyota Santa Rosa plant installs 1-megawatt solar array

  Toyota Motor Philippines Corporation (TMP) recently inaugurated a new 1-megawatt (MW) Solar Array at their manufacturing and assembly plant in Santa Rosa City, Laguna. The 1-MW Solar Array is one of TMP’s major initiatives to minimize its carbon footprint and reduce...

Puerto Princesa’s hybrid power plant to start operation next year

  PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan — A 2.4-megawatt hybrid power plant designed to operate as a 100-percent renewable energy source in the future is expected to begin operation at the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) in the second quarter...

Solar panels, batteries stolen from 7 public schools in Palawan

  Undetermined units of solar panels and deep cycle batteries used to power up computers were stolen from seven elementary and secondary public schools in two municipalities in southern Palawan. Grace Estefano, information officer of the local Department of Education...

First Philippine floating solar farm launched

  Floating solar farms are more technically efficient than ground-mounted projects because the cooling effect of the surrounding water on the panels makes the panels produce more energy. As an archipelago with bodies of water, the Philippines has a huge potential for...