Video: “The most expensive power is to have no power at all”: Delivering stable energy supplies to rural areas

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During the 2nd Power & Electricity World Philippines 2015, Jose Raul Saniel, President, Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, William Ruccius, Business Development Director, Enfinity Asia Pacific & Co-Chair, Philippines Chapter, Independent Power Producers Forum, and Urbano C. Mendiola, Jr., Vice President, Corporate Affairs, National Power Corporation debated on “The most expensive power is to have no power at all”: Delivering …

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What can be a realistic fuel mix for a forward-looking Philippines?

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As the Philippines grapples with its power shortages, quick and cost effective solutions are required. While coal and other fossil fuel projects have traditionally been seen as a means to alleviate the situation, international pressure and a positive commitment from the government to clean-up the energy supply have steered the Philippines towards other sources. At Power & Electricity World Philippines …

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Allard Nooy, InfraCo Asia on Stimulating greater FDI in the Philippines’ energy sector

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As the Philippines undertakes new power capacity development to keep up with its growing economy, huge amounts of capital will be required to ensure ambitious targets are to be met. Joining us in the keynote line up for Power & Electricity World Philippines 2016 is Allard Nooy, CEO of InfraCo Asia Development. Allard will be sharing insights into “stimulating greater …

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2 reasons to visit Trina Solar at Power Electricity World Philippines 2016

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With increasing pollution, environmental destruction and accelerating climate changes, the need for clean energy is stronger than ever. Sunlight is Earth’s abundant resource, which makes solar energy one of the clean energy most used after today. We are proud to present Trina Solar as a Bronze Sponsor for Power & Electricity World Philippines 2016. Trina kept the world no.1 record …


Distributed generation: A means for developing Southeast Asia to leapfrog developed markets?

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Distributed energy is increasingly being explored as a means to bring electricity to the masses with greater efficiency. For archipelago or ruralised nations such as those in South East Asia the potential benefits are enormous. We have a particular focus on this theme at Power & Electricity World Asia 2016: Tri Mumpuni, Executive Director and Founder, IBEKA Foundation, will be …

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The Paris deal and carbon emissions reduction: How cli-fi technology can reshape ecosystems

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Research and development has generated some exciting new clean technologies. However, in Asia, we are still relying overwhelmingly on fossil fuels to fuel our power needs. Can social, political & business models change to push for greater uptake of clean technology? At Power & Electricity World Asia 2016, we will hear from Lebanese-British clean energy entrepreneur, investor and commentator, Assaad …


Meralco: Taking the digital path to a future utility model

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Economic growth, demographic changes and evolving consumer needs all necessitate adaptations in business models, whatever line of business you might be in. With regards to power, utilities are now awakening to the possibilities of the digital and IT revolution to enhance services and efficiency. But there remains much innovation needed to bring these large – often monopolistic – companies into …


Onsite solar generation – the commercial value of a big, flat roof

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Can the success Walmart or IKEA has in championing a sustainability movement be emulated in the Philippines? Solar panels have begun to appear on the rooftops of many large malls, buildings and factories across the Philippines. This is great news! A tonne of carbon dioxide is offset with every megawatt hour of solar energy produced. It also helps relieve pressure …