New initiative to help banks in the Philippines, Mexico and Egypt scale climate finance

It is designed to increase climate lending by participating banks to 30% of their portfolios by 2030, while reducing exposure to coal

UK and the Philippines partner on climate and environment

The two countries have agreed to share and agree with each other’s climate priorities, including energy transition and nature-based solutions

Siemens Gamesa to develop hybrid clean energy plant in the Philippines

Located on the island of Mindoro, the project will not only provide a stable power to the weak grid network but also reduce dependency on fossil fuels

Wärtsilä engines ‘set to energise island of Bantayan in Philippines’

To realise its business and tourism potential, the island needs a reliable and efficient electricity supply

Philippines takes first offshore wind steps with new project

The country will soon deploy two offshore wind energy projects with a combined potential output of more than 1.2GW

Sarangani Energy Corp launches new 105MW coal unit in Philippines

The firm has also announced the start of construction of its 14.5MW Siguil River hydroelectric power plant in the same region

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Philippines introduces new law requiring students to plant trees

Elementary school, high school and college students will now have to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate

Multi-million-dollar contract to upgrade geothermal units in the Philippines

ABB has won the deal for a major retrofit programme

Going green in the Philippines

The Philippines could source 23% of its energy from renewables by 2025. That’s according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), which recommends a series of concrete actions for clean energy deployment in the country. It says unlocking this potential will be necessary to help the nation meet its growing energy […]

Solar to power rural Filipino homes

More than 40,000 poor households without electricity in the Philippines are to be powered by solar energy. The World Bank’s Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA) is providing $3 million (£2.3m), the European Union has granted $12.8 million (£9.8m) and an additional contribution is being made by the Department of Energy of the Philippines. The […]