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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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
In the face of dangerous heat waves this summer, Americans have taken shelter in air-conditioned cooling centers.
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.
European firm ABB will be intensifying its offer of ‘smart solutions’ to buildings and other property developments as well as the installation of “smart cities” in the Philippines
MANILA — AboitizPower remains keen on investment opportunities outside the Philippines, its Chief Operating Officer Emmanuel Rubio said Tuesday. Rubio told reporters that the company is still looking for investment opportunities in the power generation business in Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Myanmar, and Vietnam. He said AboitizPower is currently doing feasibility studies and […]