June 26, 2024

Philippines overtakes Vietnam, Indonesia in renewable energy investments: Progress at a glance

The Philippines government has clear policies for attracting investment in renewable energy, with a current prospective utility scale of 99 GW in wind and solar projects. However, the Philippines will need to overcome a series of challenges in its future
June 25, 2024

Philippines greenlights 16 offshore wind farms, with first GW-scale project by CIP

Philippine approved the construction of 16 offshore wind farms, with an estimated potential capacity of 7,668 MW. The one built in San Miguel Bay with an installed capacity of 1 GW is going to be the first and largest offshore wind farm in the country.
June 13, 2024

Philippines' largest solar irrigation to double harvests, sell excess power to grid

The largest and only solar irrigation system in the Philippines was officially inaugurated on June 10. The local government has applied renewable energy to agricultural projects, reducing the use of fossil fuels and lowering carbon emissions.
June 03, 2024

Philippines sees surge in renewable development with record-breaking IPOs

The renewable energy sector in the Philippines is experiencing a significant boom. Citicore Renewable Energy Corporation is expected to raise 5.3 billion pesos (about 90.4 million USD), potentially marking the largest renewable energy IPO in the country.
May 30, 2024

U.S. establishes Manila as headquarters for Southeast Asia civil nuclear expansion

To improve power infrastructure, the Philippines is incorporating nuclear energy into its energy transition plans and set to become a base for the U.S. Civil Nuclear Work Group in Southeast Asia.
April 08, 2024

The young Filipinos studying clean energy in China

Training projects are benefiting the renewable energy sectors of Belt and Road countries. In the autumn of 2023, 18 Filipino students, with ages ranging from 17 to 22, came to China to start a course in “new energy engineering”.
March 25, 2024

Security Bank, Helios collaborate for solar energy in Filipino households

Security Bank has partnered with climate fintech firm Helios to enhance access to clean energy for Filipino homeowners. The two firms signed a memorandum of agreement last month to alleviate financial pressure on households facing increased power costs.
January 31, 2024

Cebu recycles plastic wastes to power cement plant

The Philippine province of Cebu has agreed to provide its plastic wastes for APO Cement Plant as this will be a promising economic enterprise to the local government.
January 18, 2024

Local governments adopt green energy to save electricity bills

Local governments in the Philippines are promoting green energy and sustainable development. The Iloilo City government has tapped solar power to meet at least one-third of its around 200 KW daily demand.
December 07, 2023

Philippines eye first coal-plant phase-out by carbon finance

The Rockefeller Foundation collaborates with ACEN, a major Philippine energy player, using carbon financing for the early decommissioning and transition of a coal-fired power plant in the Philippines to renewable energy.

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