Cebu is switching to renewables

Renewable Energy Cebu. Cebu’s leading power distributor Visayan Electric Company (Veco) stated that though they are still using coal and some fossil fuel, 50% of their electric supply now comes from renewable energy. In the launching forum last Thursday June 29 in a...

Philippines: The Climate Change and The Economy

Philippines is the second fastest growing economy in Asia, yet it only emits 0.25 percent of global carbon emissions. Well, 0.25 may look small, but though Philippines only emit this percentage of global carbon emissions, it is still the 5th most vulnerable country to...

Philippines: Solar Lamps Brightens Life in Isabela

The next storm that will cut the power in communities in Isabela province won’t stop the families in continuing living with light. When the main electricity is down, families can now easily switch on easy-to-build solar lamps, which a foundation introduced to about...

Uratex Goes Green

One of the Philippines biggest foam manufacturer Uratex has decided to go solar. A 500kW photovoltaic rooftop solar system project was installed at URatex’s Muntinlupa factory last April 25. These nearly 2,000 solar panels will help Uratex to avoid the emission of...

Philippines: Construction of 150MW Solar Farm Approved

150MW Philippines Solar Farm Approved The plan for Philippines solar farm has been approved by the Department of Energy for the province of Tarlac as part of government’s push to energize all households by 2022. The Philippine’s Department of Energy (DOE) has given...