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DOE's Petilla thumbs down solar-power proposals to ease Mindanao power woes

April 23, 2013
THE Department of Energy (DOE) on Monday rejected a lawmaker's proposal to adapt solar energy in Mindanao instead of putting up coal-fired power plants. Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla, in ...

High school students discover new sources of energy

January 08, 2013
MANILA, Philippines - Public high school students may hold the key to discovering new sources of renewable energy for the country and the world. Students participating in Project Tuklas, an ongoing S ...

HK-based firm to build $1B power portfolio in PH

December 10, 2012
Hong Kong-based Energy World Corp. Ltd. is building an impressive power portfolio in the Philippines comprising natural gas facilities and renewable energy power plants, with investments possibly exce ...

DOE charts course for a low-carbon future: Energy efficiency as a way of life

November 22, 2012
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, Nov. 22 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy is charting a new course for a low-carbon future under the 2012-2030 Philippine Energy Plan (PEP) presented yesterday in a foru ...

Drilling for $150-M Biliran energy project to start 2013

October 11, 2012
The Department of Energy said drilling of exploration wells for a geothermal project in Biliran will begin in 2013. The project will generate about 50 megawatts of power. In a report, DOE Undersecret ...

DOE ready to distribute energy efficient CFL bulbs nationwide

September 17, 2012
The Department of Energy(DOE) announced Monday its readiness to distribute some 3.6 million compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) for free to households nationwide. The distribution, which will be done in ...

Natural gas to be extracted in Mindoro Island – DOE

September 10, 2012
The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that an oil firm will start extracting natural gas in the southern part of Mindoro Island early next year. Energy Undersecretary Jose Layug said the seism ...

Caution On Nuke Option

April 16, 2012
Aquino Wary About Nuclear Energy For Mindanao President Benigno S. Aquino III is wary about tapping nuclear power to ease Mindanao's energy shortage, but is willing to give the proposal a second look ...

Tech transfer, R&D will help in RE use

March 10, 2012
TECHNOLOGY transfer and sustained research and development efforts will play a major role in the Philippines’s transition toward utilizing renewable energy (RE), Sen. Edgardo Angara said.Angara, aut ...

Nature Inspires More Efficient Design For Capturing Solar Energy

January 11, 2012
A team of researchers from MIT and Aachen University in Germany have engineered a new kind of concentrated solar power (CSP) plant that allows for a greater yield of energy on a smaller area of land. ...

Next problem: Over-developed countries (1)

October 27, 2011
I would like to begin by retracing the development of human societies. It is within this broader story of human development that we can understand the role of science and technology in getting us to w ...

DOE Holds Consultation on EE&C

March 29, 2019
TAGAYTAY CITY, Mar. 28 -- The Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) conducted a Consultation Workshop on the Energy Efficiency and Conservatio ...

PCIEERD recognizes outstanding R&D projects

July 23, 2018
DOST-PCIEERD's EUSTDD Chief and 2018 Outstanding R&D Awards Chairperson Engr. Nonilo A. Pe?a  opening the awards program 29 JUNE 2018—The Department of Science and Technology's Ph ...

Hybrid trimaran to harness wave energy

February 13, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be funding the development of a hybrid trimaran cargo vessel that can harness energy from ocean waves. This P76-million project is the brainchil ...

Energy-LGU tie-up

January 17, 2013
The Energy Department is set to issue a circular that will prioritize and speed up the approval of energy projects with endorsement from local government units. Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petill ...

Clean technology makes coal plants viable Race to offset power crisis in 2016

November 27, 2012
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Nov 26 (PIA) -- Opposition to coal as a fuel to source out the much needed energy to address the country's growing power needs can rest easy as recent use of clean technology m ...

Building industry groups support ‘green' construction

November 17, 2012
PARTICIPANTS of a two-day Asian conference in Manila vowed to work for a unified green-building standards and a viable green-rating system to set a specific target for annual reduction of carbon footp ...

Nation's biggest wind power project breaks ground on Sept. 7 in OrMin

September 05, 2012
The 48-MW wind power project in this province, said to be the biggest of such undertaking so far in the country, is set for ground breaking on September 7 at Puerto Galera. This was announced recentl ...

PhilRice looks into rice straw as energy source

August 28, 2012
As the cost of petroleum fuel rises, the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is studying the viability of rice straw as a source of alternative energy, officials said on Tuesday. "The cost o ...

Sec. Coloma: Conserve energy, the Ilocano way

June 26, 2012
The simplest solution to a diminishing power supply in Luzon is to conserve energy, the Ilocano way. Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., head of the Presidential Communications and Operations Office, sai ...

Think before you drink: Many energy drinks contain lots of sugar and caffeine

June 26, 2012
Q. My grandson drinks several energy drinks a day. Is this bad for his health? A. It certainly could be. Energy drinks come in a variety of formulations, but most contain lots of caffeine and sugar — ...

Wrong attitude zaps energy

June 15, 2012
IT is not just lack of sleep or too much work that may zap your energy; bad attitude and lack of self-esteem is also a big factor. An article, A Kick in the Attitude, authored by Sam Glenn, says chan ...

‘Open mind' urged on M'nao power issue

April 16, 2012
President Aquino on Monday urged those opposed to his prescribed resolution to the Mindanao power problem to "open their minds," and said his administration was ready to have more dialogues with Minda ...

Eco group calls for nuclear-free ASEAN on eve of Fukushima disaster

March 13, 2012
As the anniversary of the March 11 earthquake-tsunami tragedy that hit Japan nears, an ecological group called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to make the region nuclear-free. Gr ...

DOST lauds research and dev't products

March 11, 2012
TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, March 11 (PIA) -- Research studies in Eastern Visayas has become and will continue to be more relevant to the public in the next five years. This was observed by Department of Sc ...

Directions for emerging science research set

November 02, 2011
Directions for emerging science research set Researchers in the country can now program their research activities in emerging science with the setting up of the sector’s research and development ro ...

DoST takes steps to allay fears of using nuclear energy

June 14, 2011
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Science and Technology (DoST) has taken steps for the public to better appreciate nuclear energy three months after the Fukushima nuclear accident, triggered by ...

Carbon tax eyed on Philippine polluters

November 10, 2016
MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives is eyeing the imposition of a carbon tax or an added levy on companies who contribute to the country's air pollution by way of harmful emissions that ...

Use of solar rooftops lowers monthly electric bill

September 16, 2016
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Sept. 16 (PIA6) - - Greenpeace Philippines, together with Climate Reality Project Philippines pushed use of solar rooftops and urge Negrenses to solarize homes and offices. The for ...

Bolder steps urged vs carbon

September 03, 2015
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines should take bolder action in reducing carbon emissions following a report that air pollution in China is killing about 4,000 people a day, Sen. Loren Legarda said ...



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