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Group urges Aquino to resist lobby for coal, nukes

GREEN energy advocates wish there were more plants like this one in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija province, that  is capable of generating electricity from machines that use rice husk as fuel. ANSELMO ROQUE/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

A group that continues to oppose the use of nuclear power to generate electricity in the country called on the Aquino administration to resist a lobby in favor of coal or nuclear energy to solve what energy officials said is a looming crisis in power supply next year.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Hydropower project tied to Chico River pollution

DEBRIS allegedly from the site of a hydroelectric plant being built in 
Mt. Province has damaged tree lines and contaminated the Chico River. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Residents of a Mt. Province town have asked the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) to nullify a hydroelectric company’s environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for allegedly polluting the Chico River.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Are we in a power crisis? Lawmakers want to know from energy execs


The House of Representatives independent bloc said it would invite energy officials to the floor to grill them about the tight power supply in the country.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bacoor goes on 4-day workweek to save energy


Offices under the city government of Bacoor in Cavite will begin implementing a four-day workweek in April and in four other months of the year to reduce the city’s energy consumption.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao to suffer longer brownouts


The shortage of power in Mindanao following the Feb. 27 massive outage worsened with many areas now experiencing seven hours or more of daily power interruption.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »