renewable energy act - updates

Rappler's latest stories on renewable energy act

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DOE advisory board reevaluates renewable energy program

Sep 01, 2019 - 4:33 PM

'The target is by end of 2030, [renewable capacity] should be 15,000 megawatts. However, based on our assessment, around 7,000 MW was recorded from 2011 to 2017,' says Department of Energy official Mylene Capongcol

SC is new battleground for coal fight in the Philippines

Jul 15, 2017 - 3:56 PM

The fight against coal fossil energy in the Philippines has mostly been staged in localized battlefronts including the island province of Palawan

Environment groups file case vs DENR, DOE over coal plants proliferation

Jun 30, 2017 - 8:14 PM

The petitioners asks the Supreme Court to compel the two government agencies to do what laws require of them in regulating coal fired power plants

FOR THE ENVIRONMENT. Several individuals and environmental groups bring their anti-coal struggle to the Supreme Court. All photos by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

How PH firms can surf the climate change wave

Mar 07, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The global shift to more sustainable practices creates a huge demand for data services and technology opportunities

Green energy to help in ‘last mile’ of PH rural electrification

Oct 26, 2015 - 6:41 PM

There are still 4 954 sitios across the country that do not have electricity Many of these are in far flung areas that can only be powered by renewable energy

FINALLY, POWER. A boy looks up at a lightbulb powered by a solar panel installed in his home in Tanauan, Leyte. Photo by Nim Gonzales

DOE awards 648 renewable energy contracts end March

May 04, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The contracts have a potential generation capacity of 10 632 22 megawatts

DOE okays 622 renewable energy contracts

Mar 16, 2015 - 4:00 PM

As of end January 2015 397 of the contracts are awarded to hydro power projects the Department of Energy reports

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

Calamba hospital saves on costs with solar power

Feb 06, 2015 - 7:30 AM

What the Calamba Doctor s Hospital in Laguna has is possibly the largest renewable energy system to be powering a hospital in the country

SOLAR HOSPITAL. Officials at the Calamba Doctor's Hospital say its new solar panels will help promote the hospital as a 'green' hospital. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Effective January: New electric bill for renewable energy

Jan 05, 2015 - 7:51 AM

Consumers will pay an additional P0 406 kWh in electricity rates representing the feed in tariff allowance as mandated by the Renewable Energy Act of 2008

Stop new electric billing for renewable energy, SC asked

Dec 25, 2014 - 8:55 AM

The P0 040 kWh additional uniform charge violates consumer rights as it bills consumers payment for power that has yet to be generated a lawyer says

How practical is solar power for PH home owners?

Jul 26, 2014 - 9:29 AM

A Makati homeowner shares how he is able to cut his electricity bill by half using solar power

SUN-POWERED. Mike De Guzman has installed a device that turns electricity generated by his solar panels into a form that can power his appliances. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Negros solar farm gears up for DOE renewable energy plan

Dec 19, 2013 - 3:54 PM

What will be the country s biggest solar farm will start feeding into the national power grid by March 2014

HARVESTING SUNLIGHT. This is how the San Carlos Solar Farm will look like when its first phase is completed in March 2014. Image courtesy of San Carlos Solar Energy Inc

DOE to add more renewable energy in grid by 2014

Dec 03, 2013 - 8:15 PM

Enough renewable energy to power 126 700 households will feed into the country s power supply as part of the National Renewable Energy Program

CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE. The wind energy projects approved by the Department of Energy are set to generate 339.5 megawatts of power by 2014