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UPLB Energy Forum 2022: The Philippine transition to a clean and sustainable energy future

The UPLB Energy Forum is an annual event organized by the UPLB Society of Electrical Engineering Students (UPLB SELES), which is a duly recognized academic organization based in the College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology (CEAT) of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). The event serves as a platform for Electrical Engineering students, […]

Philippines unveils offshore wind power roadmap; aims for 3 per cent of country’s electricity supply by 2040

MANILA, April 20 (Xinhua): The Philippines, a country with a vast coastline and a rapidly growing demand for power, is taking its first step toward building an offshore wind industry and contributing to national energy security and global efforts to mitigate climate change.  

Energy efficiency policies to enable big users to practice conservation

MOST of the policies required to implement the Energy Efficiency and Conservation (EEC) Act (Republic Act No. 11285) have been implemented, and companies need to respond by stepping up their efforts to conserve energy in their organizations, Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian said Friday.

Philippines has potential for 21GW wind power by 2040, says World Bank

MANILA, April 23 (Reuters): The Philippines has the potential to install 21 gigawatt of offshore wind power by 2040, equivalent to about a fifth of its electricity supply by then, according to a study released by the Department of Energy and the World Bank has reported. The installation of more wind power will help cut […]

DOE urges Filipinos to continue energy conservation

MANILA – Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Alfonso Cusi is urging Filipinos to continue observing energy efficiency and conservation as petroleum prices in the global market remain high. According to its Oil Industry Management Bureau (OIMB), the risk of increasing oil prices remains as peace talks between Russia and Ukraine are on a standstill, which weakened […]

Biz group airs concern over power woes marring polls

MANILA, Philippines — A major business group on Thursday urged the government and private stakeholders to ensure that there will be enough electricity supply especially during the conduct of the May 9 national and local elections.

Gov’t, private sector urged to implement immediate energy conservation measures

THE problem of thinning power reserves must be addressed by both the government and private sector with the immediate adoption of energy conservation measures to ensure a problem-free election on May 9, the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) said Thursday.

Philippines halts oil and gas exploration in disputed South China Sea

Manila : Manila has suspended oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman said Wednesday, as it tries to strike a deal with Beijing on a joint energy project.

NGCP sets P160-B capital spending program until 2025

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has earmarked P160 billion for its spending program for the next three years, mainly to finance new and ongoing transmission projects.

Roadmap outlines 21GW Philippines offshore potential

The Philippines has the potential to install 21GW of offshore wind power with the right long-term vision, infrastructure development, investment, and policies, according to a new roadmap.