Meralco: Electricity bills will be higher this month

  DISTRIBUTION utility Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) announced on Thursday a slight increase in the overall electricity rates for March to P10.4961 per kilowatt-hour (/kWh), up by P0.0894/kWh from the P10.4067/kWh in February. Meralco, which earlier reported a 4.6%...

Duterte: I’ve fulfilled my promises in electricity

  Except for untangling the traffic gridlocks on EDSA, President Duterte says he has delivered on all of his campaign promises. Except for untangling the traffic gridlocks on EDSA, President Duterte says he has delivered on all of his campaign promises. He noted that...

What happens to solar panels when it doesn’t work anymore?

Solar panels are made to last. Barring damage from natural disasters or accidents, modern solar panels have an expected lifetime of 25-30 years, and some of the first commercially-available panels have crossed that milestone and are still operating almost as well as...

How Do Solar Panels Hold Up In a Storm?

  Does worrying about the durability of solar panels during extreme weather kept you from investing in a solar energy system? This article is to tell you that you have a lot less to worry about than you think. Solar panels undergo plenty of testing as they are...

How Many Solar Panels Do You Need: Panel Size and Output Factors

  Determining how many solar panels you’ll need for your home means first knowing what your goals are. Do you want to minimize your carbon footprint? Maximize your return on your investment? Save as much money as possible? Most people want to save money while...

Pros and Cons of String Inverters vs Micro Inverters

What is a String Inverter? A standard inverter (also known as a string-inverter or central inverter) is a standalone box that is typically installed close to your fuse box and electricity meter. There is typically only one, or possibly two, string inverters on each...

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...