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ADB shuts down funding for coal

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has finally approved a new energy policy that includes its exit from coal financing, as it pushes for a low-carbon transition in Asia-Pacific amid worsening climate change. The Manila-based multilateral ban…

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How Renewable Energy can transform healthcare

The potency and versatility of renewable energy could make healthcare more affordable and accessible. Healthcare industry happens to be one of the largest energy consumers across the globe. The healthcare sector h…

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Baguio City puts up own waste-to-energy plant

The city will put up its own waste-to-energy (W2E) plant to help address the city's garbage disposal problem, and ensure the production of quality and cheap renewable energy that will be infused into the grid. Mayor Benjamin Magalong s…

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Pangan: A pitch for renewable energy

Globally, nations are committed to reducing or avoiding gas emissions harmful to the environment. This effort is bolstered by the presence of many laws seeking to promote the use of renewable energy sources. Needless to say, countr…

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Focus on the energy transition

The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic has brought out the sobering reality that the world is not as advanced and as resilient as we thought it to be. We have realized that our societies and economic systems are fragile and that we are o…

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Renewable energy creates opportunities for PH, India

The Philippines aims to attract P10-trillion worth of investments in the energy sector as well as wean the country off fossil fuels. India could help make that happen, and it seems keen on building relations with Southeast Asian nations, including…

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Red tape hampers RE development - experts

The Philippines has vast sources of renewable energy (RE), but these remain largely untapped because of red tape and delays in policy implementation. "Red tape remains to be an issue when it comes to developing RE," Sen. Sherwin …

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Renewable energy planning in PH not just talk

During The Manila Times' "Propelling Renewable Energy against Climate Change" forum this past Wednesday, lawyer Monalisa Dimalanta, who is the former chairman of the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) and one of the nation's …

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Gatchalian pushes use of clean energy

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday pushed the use of renewable energy (RE), saying making the transition to clean fuel is the "dawn of a new tomorrow." He also called for a whole-of-government approach in combating climate chan…

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IoT Turns Agri Waste Into Renewable Energy

Melbourne-based renewable energy company, AgBioEn, is using a combination of IoT devices, drones, and telemetry as part of an AUD 2 billion initiative to turn agricultural waste into renewable fuels. The company plans to take waste from hi…

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