Off-grid solar for last mile electrification in the Philippines

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Nearly half of the world’s unelectrified population lives in Asia and in the Philippines alone, there are 16 million people living without reliable access to electricity. Traditionally, diesel gensets have been used to provide power to this community, but in recent years, off-grid solar has been re-shaping the paradigm for last mile electrification. Off-grid solar has improved energy access to 89 million …

Stimulating greater FDI in the Philippines

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$8.1 trillion worth of infrastructure projects in Asia have been identified between 2010 and 2020, and the energy sector drives almost half of this demand. Within energy, growth of renewable energy is expected to be the highest. In much of Asia, demand outstrips financing, and private sector investment is key to meeting this gap. Institutional investors have raised up to …

Energy Industry Networking Meet Up #1 at Conrad Manila

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Earlier this week, we hosted over 60 industry stakeholders at our Energy Industry Networking Meet-Up Session at Conrad Manila. The meet up was organised as a prelude to the annual  Power & Electricity World Philippines and The Solar Show Philippines (24-25 May 2017 in Manila). This gathering brought together industry stakeholders from across the Philippine power and solar landscape to discuss the future of …

Video: Rooftop solar capacity development in the Philippines

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Panel: Rooftop solar capacity development Moderator: William Ruccius, Enfinity Asia & Co-Chair, Philippines Chapter, Independent Power Producers Forum, Philippines Panellists: Scott Bowden, Director of International Sales, Solectria – A Yaskawa Company, USA Leandro Leviste, President, Solar Philippines, Philippines Emma Imperial, President, Imperial Homes, Philippines Roland Dimai, Vice President, Envireon, Philippines & Vice President, PlusMinusGlobal, Hong Kong The Solar Show Philippines

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …