Like an increasing number of countries around the world, the Philippines has adopted clear targets for the adoption solar, wind and bioenergy-based power systems, with project development already underway in some cases
Like many countries in South East Asia, the Philippines faces twin challenges of population growth and rising energy demand. Dependent on imports for nearly half its primary energy supply, the country is highly exposed to oil price volatility. Frequent tropical storms, meanwhile, adversely impact its energy infrastructure.
Consultations in the Philippines have called for “establishing an enabling environment for mini-grids” to expand energy access and increase national energy security based on renewable sources and technologies. This study makes recommendations to accelerate the development of renewable mini-grids in the country.
The third Renewables Talk meeting presented an opportunity for IRENA’s Permanent Representatives to share unique examples and experiences from their countries in their journeys towards carbon neutrality.
IRENA hosted its 6th Legislators Forum on the sidelines of the 11th IRENA Assembly virtually. The Forum provided a structured platform for dialogue on parliamentary action to promote investments in renewables and also set the stage for practical and actionable financing solutions to address global challenges including the recovery from COVID-19.
The seventh edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review confirms long-term growth trend; strong policy action essential to ensure continued employment expansion in the COVID-19 era.
IRENA’s annual jobs review confirms long-term growth trend; strong policy action essential to ensure continued employment expansion in the COVID-19 era.
IRENA and ASEAN Centre for Energy webinar brings more than 160 participants together to discuss the opportunities low-cost renewables offer the region