Solar power use

Editorial 03/03/2016

Provincial Board (PB) Member Joven Mondigo’s suggestion that solar plants be set up in Bantayan Island to resolve its power problems may be a long term solution but the cost of setting it up will take both…

‘Use renewable energy, not fuel, for small islands’

Vanessa Claire Lucero 10/29/2015

  German companies introduce options  for off-grid areas Utilities serving small islands and other off-grid areas are encouraged to use renewable energy instead of diesel fuel. Rene Fajilagutan, president of the Association of Isolated Electric Cooperatives (AIEC),…

APEC energy ministers set to award low-carbon model town

Brad Reddersen, Marites Villamor Ilano 10/11/2015

THE Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Working Group will announce tomorrow the winner of a technical assistance package under its Low-Carbon Model Town (LCMT) Project. Mandaue City is one of three nominees for the award. The other…

Cebu City eyes perks for RE net metering

Joana Belsonda 06/24/2015

Cebu City Councilor Nestor D. Archival has proposed a measure seeking to institutionalize and provide incentives for a net metering program for renewable energy (RE). Archival said he hoped the measure, which will be known as the…

Six Veco customers avail of net-metering

05/13/2015

  Installing solar panels in houses or commercial centers is part of Visayan Electric Co.’s net metering scheme. (CDN File Photo) Six residential customers of the Visayan Electric Co., Inc. (Veco) have availed of the “sexy business”…

Veco’s net-metering encourages solar generation, power savings

Aileen Garcia-Yap 06/24/2014

The initiative of the Visayan Electric Company to encourage the private sector and home consumers in energy saving has been lauded by the Department of Energy, not just as pioneering but also helping plug the thin power…

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