alternative energy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on alternative energy


Researchers invent device that generates light from the cold night sky – here's what it means for millions living off grid

Oct 26, 2019 - 8:30 AM

With the efficiency of everyday technologies continually improving, thermolectric devices could play an important role in powering society before long

MOONLIGHT. A Supermoon rises against the skyline in Madrid on November 14, 2016. Photo by Gerare Julien/AFP

How natural gas benefits communities

Jan 01, 2018 - 12:00 AM

In Batangas, natural gas plant projects are powering up businesses, helping build infrastructure, and supporting communities.

Home solar panels: a beginner's guide to saving electricity

Sep 04, 2017 - 5:18 PM

When is a roof more than just a roof?

Photo by Earnest Mangulabnan Zabala

Lopez: Clean energy is the way to go

Aug 14, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says government plans to create models and choose certain areas where we go just renewable

A first: Obama is APEC's funny moderator-in-chief

Nov 18, 2015 - 1:59 PM

In a break from tradition US President Barack Obama did not just deliver a speech at the forum but went on to moderate the panel with Jack Ma of e commerce giant Alibaba and Filipino engineer Aisa Mijeno CEO of SALt

HOSTING GIG. US President Barack Obama jokes with Alibaba founder Jack Ma as he moderates a panel at the APEC CEO Summit. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Fukuoka: Showcasing Japan's shift to alternative energy

Sep 27, 2015 - 10:38 AM

The city on Kyushu Island boasts of having the first hydrogen town where all households are powered by hydrogen fuel cells

Electric bill disregards lower clean energy cost, SC told

Mar 12, 2015 - 9:32 AM

While the cost of renewable energy may be unpredictable an economic advocacy group says the Energy Regulatory Commission is duty bound to correct its billing given the fast falling price of solar panels

Road humps for energy? Ateneans find a way

Jul 17, 2013 - 10:23 PM

Ateneo students innovate an energy solution that uses road humps

Gov't still keen on nuclear power

Jan 13, 2013 - 11:07 AM

The government is investing on human resource capacity building to prepare for nuclear power use in the country

SOLVING A CRISIS. The Aquino administration vows to find solutions to the Mindanao energy crisis and put into place sustainable power supply for the region.