16 Sept 2022 – Over 33,000 HCWs contracted COVID-19

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Renewable energy jobs have reached 12 million globally

Published by rudy Date posted on October 21, 2021

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Salceda: Energy crunch looms, let’s ramp up RE

Published by rudy Date posted on October 11, 2021

BY JOVEE MARIE DE LA CRUZ, 11 Oct 2021, Manila Times AS prices of traditional fossil fuels hit historic highs this week, the chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means on Monday warned against a possible “energy crunch,” or a rise in power and fuel costs.

There’s a fortune to be made in the obscure metals behind clean power

Published by rudy Date posted on September 21, 2021

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Most people in Asean say no to coal, yes to renewables as climate risks grow, says survey

Published by rudy Date posted on September 16, 2021

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DOE moves to hike renewables share

Published by rudy Date posted on September 9, 2021

BY LENIE LECTURA, 9 Sep 2021 The Department of Energy (DOE) is formally adopting the recommendation of the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) to increase the minimum level of electricity contracted from renewable energy (RE) developers to 2.52 percent from the current 1 percent.

Rapid decarbonization in Southeast Asia to translate to $12.5 trillion economic gains by 2070

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2021

by Danessa Rivera – The Philippine Star, 30 Aug 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Southeast Asian region stands to reap $12.5 trillion in economic gains by 2070 if they pursue bold actions to achieve low-emission economies, according to the latest report of global professional services firm Deloitte.

ERC issues guidelines for green energy program

Published by rudy Date posted on August 19, 2021

by Danessa Rivera – The Philippine Star, 19 Aug 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has issued guidelines for the Green Energy Option Program (GEOP) to allow electricity end-users to contribute to the country’s push to grow renewable energy (RE) capacity and usage.

In push for renewables, BPI to halt all coal plant financing by 2033

Published by rudy Date posted on August 3, 2021

by Doris Dumlao-Abadilla, 3 Aug 2021 Ayala-led Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) aims to stop by 2033 all lending to coal-fired power projects—which form 45 percent of its current power generation portfolio—and channel more funds to renewable energy projects moving forward.

Development of solar projects face numerous hurdles

Published by rudy Date posted on July 5, 2021

by Danessa Rivera (The Philippine Star), 5 Jul 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The upcoming elections and land-related permits are seen as stumbling blocks for the development of solar projects, which are the fastest to deploy to boost supply to aid in economic recovery and avert possible brownouts in the grid, according to solar developers.

DOE: San Miguel dropped 3 coal power plant projects

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Electricity from renewable energy sources is now cheaper than ever

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For banks that backed PH coal boom, the path to renewable energy comes with roadblocks

Published by rudy Date posted on June 29, 2021

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New renewable fuel may be 3 times more powerful than gasoline

Published by rudy Date posted on June 7, 2021

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‘Exceptional new normal’: IEA raises growth forecast for wind and solar by another 25%

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Carbon emissions to soar in 2021 by second highest rate in history

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Published by rudy Date posted on March 31, 2021

Ten workers died, 4 injured or ill, in seven* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-March 2021, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show.  The lockdowns, plant closures, suspension of operations contributed to the ‘low’ level of incidents and deaths. [Read more.]

Published by rudy Date posted on December 24, 2020

2020 Yearender Sixty workers were killed, six injured or ill, in twelve* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-December 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, three in  construction, one construction worker on the way to work,  one March medevac airplane incident, one…

As we switch to cleaner energy, there are three dangers we must not overlook

Published by rudy Date posted on November 10, 2020

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Moratorium on new coal plants to guide investors into RE

Published by rudy Date posted on November 2, 2020

by Catherine Talavera (The Philippine Star), 2 Nov 2020 MANILA, Philippines — The recently declared moratorium on endorsements of new coal power plant projects is seen to guide energy investors into the renewable energy sector, an official of the Department of Energy said.

Government ends energy neutrality, favors renewables ahead of boom

Published by rudy Date posted on October 27, 2020

by Prinz Magtulis (Philstar.com), 27 Oct 2020 MANILA, Philippines — The Duterte administration will no longer accept proposals to construct new coal power plants, a dramatic shift in energy policy that counts on declining costs of renewables to attract clean power investments.

Published by rudy Date posted on September 26, 2020

Fifty-five workers were killed, four injured or ill, in nine* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-August 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, three in  construction, one construction worker on the way to work,  one March medevac airplane incident, one June quarantine…

The opportunities for clean energy in the future Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on September 24, 2020

by Daniel Pruce (The Philippine Star), 24 Sep 2020 Like the rest of the global economy, the energy sector has been tested by the COVID-19 pandemic, with its unprecedented slow-down challenging traditional growth thinking. It has had to recalibrate to become more efficient and accommodate increasingly frugal investors and consumers. This was also true in…

5 reasons we should be optimistic about the world’s clean energy future

Published by rudy Date posted on September 10, 2020

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World added more solar, wind than anything else last year

Published by rudy Date posted on September 1, 2020

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Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2020

@shailagarde Aug 30 Breakdown of COVID-19 cases and deaths among healthcare workers as of August 29: (1/2) Nurses: 2,401 (6 deaths) Doctors: 1,433 (26 deaths) Nursing Assistant: 484 Medical Technologist: 304 Midwife: 144 Radiologic Technologist: 138 Pharmacist: 68 Respiratory Therapist: 57 (2/2) Admin staff: 557 (4 deaths) Utility: 208 (1 death) Barangay Health Worker: 133…

Nearly half of Germany’s electricity has come from wind and solar this year

Published by rudy Date posted on August 17, 2020

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PH needs 760-MW renewable energy projects annually until 2030

Published by rudy Date posted on July 1, 2020

By Kris Crismundo, 1 Jul 2020 MANILA – Investors in the renewable energy sector are urged to look into opportunities in the Philippines as the country targets to achieve the 15,304-megawatt (MW) renewable capacity by 2030.

Breakdown of COVID-19 cases and deaths among healthcare workers as of May 25

Published by rudy Date posted on May 26, 2020

SHAI (@shailagarde) tweeted at 5:09 pm on Tue, May 26, 2020: Breakdown of COVID-19 cases and deaths among healthcare workers as of May 25: Nurses: 879 (4 deaths) Doctors: 682 (25 deaths) Nursing Assistant: 149 Medical Technologist: 89 Radiologic Technologist: 45 Non-medical staff: 304 (2 deaths) | @gmanews (https://twitter.com/shailagarde/status/1265208491519561733?s=03)

Decarbonisation is our future. It must be factored into the coronavirus recovery

Published by rudy Date posted on May 17, 2020

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