Philippines seen from Asia Clean Energy Perspective, a critique (2019-2029)

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 18:09:27 +0000

Philippines seen from Asia Clean Energy Perspective, a critique (2019-2029)

The forthcoming Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) in June at the ADB has the theme: “Partnering for Impact.”

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Meralco challenged to abandon coal-fired power plants

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 06:29:00 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — While it welcomed Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco) plan to develop renewable energy projects, the Murang Kuryente party-list also challenged the company to abandon all of its coal-fired power plants. “Renewable energy [RE] is safer, more affordable, and more sustainable than coal, and it is welcome to hear Meralco say they are committing […]

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Washington, Nevada Pass Clean Power Legislation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 15:59:47 +0000

Washington this week became the latest state to establish a goal of 100% carbon-free clean electricity, as lawmakers passed Senate Bill 5116, which mandates a transition to clean power across the state by 2045. The bill was first introduced in January and is expected to be signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee. Washington joins […]

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Ombudsman junks graft case vs ex-DENR Secretary Gina Lopez

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 06:50:18 +0000

Ombudsman junks graft case vs ex-DENR Secretary Gina Lopez

The Office of the Ombudsman has dropped the graft case against former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez for lack of probable cause.

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Replacing Retirees and Improving Reliability High on To-Do Lists

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000

What keeps you up at night? The question has become cliché as panel moderators now routinely ask it as a “thought-provoking” final query to close out executive roundtable sessions at industry conferences

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Turn renewable energy on, fossil fuel off — groups

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2019 23:24:32 +0000

Turn renewable energy on, fossil fuel off — groups

Earth Hour this year should be more than just turning lights off to save on electricity and more about adopting alternative power sources, a party-list group said on Saturday.

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Solar Power Is Economical Today, but Comes With Challenges

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2019 20:50:17 +0000

Depending on the deployment location and competing energy prices, photovoltaic solar panels are among the most cost-effective power solutions being added to the grid today, often without subsidies and other incentives. The revelation came during a panel discussion—which included several CEOs from the power sector—that took place at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Summit […]

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How a Major Resort Owner Manages Its Power [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:46:21 +0000

MGM Resorts International took a bold step in 2016 when it ended its energy-buying relationship with NV Energy and instead chose to purchase electricity from private providers. The company’s decision was driven by a desire to slash bills and boost renewables. Henry Shields, executive director of finance and analysis in the Corporate Sustainability division of […]

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States Take Lead with Plans for 100% Carbon-Free Energy

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:44:24 +0000

Minnesota and Wisconsin recently joined the list of states aiming for a 100% clean-energy future, while some Illinois lawmakers are pushing for not only carbon-free power, but also 100% renewable energy. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) was the latest to announce a set of policy proposals designed to lead his state’s electricity sector to 100% […]

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Insider Bullish on Renewable Energy Industry [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 23:32:27 +0000

Izzet Bensusan, managing partner and founder of Captona, a North American-focused investment company that specializes in power generation and energy infrastructure, was a guest on The POWER Podcast. He is very bullish on the renewable energy industry for a variety of reasons. For instance, Bensusan said renewable energy is growing at more than 20% around […]

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