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If wind/solar is so cheap, why require government subsidy?

I don’t have an inherent dislike of solar and wind energy, but I am suspicious of the way they are being pushed.

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Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future Review | Green Power Learning

Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future Review The provision of sustainable energy supplies for an expanding and increasingly productive world is one of the major issues facing civilization today. 112 more words

Meralco rates may go up due to renewables

Meralco retail rates may increase if the DOE continues to approve contracts for the development of solar and wind power projects which avail of the Feed-In Tariff.  Watch here.


RE sector employed 8.1MM people last year

The global renewable energy sector employed more than 8.1 million people last year, a 5 percent increase, the Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy agency IRENA said in its annual report.   16 more words


PNoy approves urgent policy favoring renewables

President Aquino has signed a resolution for an urgent comprehensive review of the country’s energy policy aimed at cutting down the nation’s dependence on coal and facilitate the faster shift to renewables as sources of energy.   23 more words


ERC approves Meralco smart meters

Meralco secured regulatory approval for the installation of 1000,000 additional smart meters from the ERC.  The project is under the capex application for RY 2016, which covers the July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 period, and will not have an additional impact on power rates.  Read more here.


Lopez firms to source power from low-carbon suppliers

LOPEZ-LED First Philippine Holdings (FPH) Corp. on Wednesday said its two subsidiaries, Rockwell Land Corp. and First Philippine Industrial Park, will spearhead the group’s environmental effort by sourcing all their power needs from low-carbon suppliers.   24 more words