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‘Govt must include energy efficiency in power mix’

AN energy group is calling on the government to include energy efficiency as one of the resources in charting the country’s energy mix. In a panel discussion during this week’s 2019 Philippine Infrastructure Conference, the Philippine Energy Efficiency Alliance proposed that governments, be it here or overseas, “should slowly move toward incorporating energy efficiency as […]

#TECH: Passion for climate change sparked smart energy consumption solution for buildings

BUILDINGS consume a lot of energy from the use of air-conditioners, lights and other equipment. Can these be controlled and managed for better energy consumption? This was on Saikrishnan Ranganathan’s mind when he and his business partner, Max Pagel, decided to set up SensorFlow, an energy management and smart home automation start-up. THE BEGINNING The […]

$5m tech centre to boost energy efficiency for SMEs to be launched by end-2019

SINGAPORE – A tech centre to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to become more energy efficient will be launched here by the end of this year, said Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources Albert Chua on Thursday (Oct 3). The Energy Efficiency Technology Centre (EETC), which will cost $5 million […]

15 join GMAC green project

At least 15 garment factories are now involved in the Switch Garment project, an initiative to promote sustainable energy enhancement and investment in clean energy technologies in the garment sector in Cambodia.

2 PH firms among world’s top 200 greenest firms

ORMOC CITY – Two Philippine companies, the Lopez-led First Gen Corporation and Energy Development Corporation (EDC), have been included in the latest list of the world’s top 200 biggest and greenest companies. The two companies have their offices here with First Gen in Ormoc City, and EDC in Kananga, Leyte. The prestigious list, called the […]

2023 VinFast VF 8 First Drive Review: Testing Vietnam’s First EV for America

In the wake of Tesla’s industry-shaking success and the future promise of electric, autonomous mobility, would-be electric car companies are sprouting up everywhere. The floodgates have opened, with the last decade seeing more startups get off the ground than at any time since the dawn of the automobile. Most are already finding out the hard way that […]

450 charging stations for electric vehicles by the end of 2022

PTT Oil and Retail Business (OR) plans to increase its electric vehicle (EV) business by adding more charging stations in the nation’s shopping malls by the end of the year. Terminal 21, Fashion Island, and The Promenade are next in line to get the charging stations under the PluZ brand.

A fusion startup backed by Jeff Bezos just raised another $65 million, signaling that investors are still betting on this ‘Holy Grail’ technology.

Fusion energy startup General Fusion just raised another $65 million. The money will go towards constructing a demonstration power plant to test out its technology. Here, an early-stage prototype of the company’s unique piston technology, which is designed to compress hydrogen plasma and spur fusion.General Fusion

A New Cooling Technology Protects Against Severe Heat & Viral Spread

In the face of dangerous heat waves this summer, Americans have taken shelter in air-conditioned cooling centers.

A wave-powered ferry aims to forge a new path for shipping in the Philippines

The hundreds of islands that make up the Visayas region in the central Philippines are connected by a vast fleet of decades-old cargo and passenger ships. These vessels are vital for moving goods and people but have long been considered major polluters of this biodiverse region, and contributors to greenhouse gas emissions.