Is the Philippines ready for an RE-dominant mix?

CEO, James Buskowitz on In Focus, a show by Power Philippines. The segment covers how the energy mix affects, not just the environment, but the economy. Buskowitz also makes a case against using arable land for solar farms, believing that embracing the country’s natural agricultural industry helps the economy much better in the long run. […]

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James Buskowitz on ANC - What it Takes to Go Solar
What it Takes to Go Solar

Last August, CEO James Buskowitz interviewed with ANC on what it takes to go solar in the Philippines. The show focused on how solar power in the Philippines is doing as an industry and how it can help make our country a greener place. James Buskowitz: On what it takes to go solar Harnessing solar […]

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A History of Solar Power in the Philippines
A History of Solar Power in the Philippines

Since the discovery of the solar photovoltaic effect in 1932, solar energy technology has developed rapidly.  In less than 100 years, it has become a tested, trusted, and near perfect science that only grows better through the advancements made by researchers.  The United States began selling the technology in 1955, and in that same decade, […]

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How to Estimate the Cost of Solar Panels on Homes
How to Estimate the Cost of Solar Panels on Homes

It is no secret that investing in a solar photovoltaic system can require a considerable amount of money. This is often the biggest factor homeowners consider and wrestle with when thinking about putting solar panels on their homes. It’s the debate of long term savings versus present expenses.  To help make a sound decision assess and learn how to estimate […]

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Renewable Energy Solutions in the Philippines
Renewable Energy Solutions in the Philippines

The Philippines has long relied on fossil fuels as a primary form of power generation.  To date, despite a several laws on renewable energy, climate change, and electric power, the country continues to invest in and open coal plants, when, in fact, renewable energy solutions are not only available, but are actually more ideal given […]

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Why Solar Energy in the Philippines Makes Sense
Why Solar Energy in the Philippines Makes Sense

The present energy situation of the Philippines is that the country is a net importer of fossil fuels. Simply put, we use more power than we can produce and burn. In numbers (from 2012), the Philippines imported 20 million tons of coal to help augment the eight million tons produced in the country. Statistics from […]

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