DoF’s Dominguez calls for ‘aggressive’ action to mitigate climate change

FINANCE Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III asked the Climate Change Commission (CCC) to be more aggressive in mitigating the impact of climate change, in the wake of consecutive calamities that have set back the economy even further while it is still dealing with the pandemic.

Total enters Ph RE market via Tarlac, Zambales solar projects

Total Eren, an independent power producer (IPP) and joint venture between Paris-based Total and EREN Renewable Energy, is making its debut in the Philippine renewable energy market by partnering with local RE firm Mabalacat Solar Philippines, and Singapore-based Sindicatum Renewable Energy to build two solar power plants in Central Luzon with a total of 135 […]

AC Energy expects to hit half of 5,000MW RE goal in 2021

AC Energy Philippines (ACEN) said it expects to achieve half of its 5,000megawatt (MW) target renewable energy (RE) capacity by next year.

Singaporean company launches first ‘green-focused’ data center in Indonesia

Singapore-based data center provider SpaceDC launched early this month the first “green-focused” data center in Indonesia, namely JAK2.

Babel’s solar power plant development in ex-tin ore mining area

“There is an investor for the development of the solar power plant in an ex-tin ore mining area,” Bangka Belitung Islands Governor Erzaldi Rosman stated after a meeting with President Director of PT Ffaireness Indonesia Daya (FID) in Pangkalpinang, Wednesday.

SMC to build 200-MW solar farm for Bulacan airport

Diversifying conglomerate San Miguel Corporation (SMC) will install a 200-megawatt solar farm to underpin the energy requirements of its P740-billion Bulacan airport project.

DOE receives 30,597MW of RE project applications

The Department of Energy (DOE) has cornered 1,025 applications for renewable energy (RE) projects as of end-September this year, and this will yield up to 30,597 megawatts (MW) of additional power capacity for the Philippines once advanced to commercial operations.

New Asian trade bloc could play key role in driving investment

A new trade bloc covering a huge swathe of the Asia-Pacific region will play an important role in developing poorer economies and in post-pandemic stimulus, according to a report published on Monday by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Philippine renewable energy capacity boosted by 16%

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s installed renewable energy (RE) capacity has increased by 16 percent this year, underscoring the growing shift toward cleaner and more sustainable energy sources.

TM, Top Glove among winners of National Energy Awards 2020

THE Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) has announced the winners of the National Energy Awards (NEA) 2020.