Philippines to boost clean energy

Cleanergy” in the Philippines is expected to get a boost as publicly-listed Vivant Corp. (VVT) seeks to expand its renewable energy portfolio through a partnership with a global clean energy developer and operator. The Cebu-based energy solutions provider recently signed a joint venture agreement with ET energy, a global provider of innovative solar technologies and tailored financial solutions, to form ET Vivant Solar (EVC). “Our...

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Solar Farm in Ilocos Norte Kicks Off

The 1MW solar farm just boosted Ilocos Norte’s local power supply after the solar panel’s full operation started. The solar energy farm has a total of 3,240 sheets of 310 solar modules with a 950 kilowatt inverter and a 1,000 kilovolt-amps step-up transformer and high voltage switch gear are installed in the nearly one hectare vacant lot at the back of the main office of the Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative (INEC) in Suyo village...

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Philippines on Solar-Energy Usage

In 2013 Philippines consumes more than 60% of energy from coal, oil, petroleum and natural gas every year. With this said, Greenpeace Philippines launched the digital campaign Solar Rooftop Challenge, where a series of videos will be released to bust myths on renewable energy (RE). County director Amalie Conchelle Hamoy-Obusan said that “We will bust myths”. They will be making a huge renewable energy (RE) exhibit that...

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Conergy Completes 201 MW of Solar Parks in the Philippines.
Apr01

Conergy Completes 201 MW of Solar Parks in the Philippines.

A leading German photovoltaic (PV) solution and service provider Conergy disclosed in 2015 that it had won 201 MWp of solar projects in the Philippines. All 201 MWp were connected to the grid prior to the March 15 deadline set by the Department of Energy (DOE), a prerequisite for solar projects seeking to qualify for incentives under the current feed-in-tariff (FIT) scheme. As a result, the company has now completed a total of 274 MWp...

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PH Installed 122 MW of Grid Connected Solar PV in 2015.
Feb22

PH Installed 122 MW of Grid Connected Solar PV in 2015.

The Philippines was earmarked as a key emerging market this year by IHS, the leading global source of critical information and insight. In 2015, Philippines installed 122 megawatt (MW) of grid connected solar PV according to the last figures from Department of Energy (DOE) taking its tally to 144 MW up from 22 MW the previous year. There were about 124 grid-connected projects in the pipeline that had been awarded under the...

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Solar Power Group Supports Obama’s APEC Challenge, Invest In Clean Energy.
Nov27

Solar Power Group Supports Obama’s APEC Challenge, Invest In Clean Energy.

The Philippine Solar Power Alliance aids the call of US President Barack Obama for member economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to prioritize investing in renewable energy. PSPA President Tetchie Capellan said APEC member economies should share their installation targets for renewable en energy. “We call on all of them to share their installation targets for renewable energy and the generation mix they support,...

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