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Eleventh Hour: Tipping the scale toward renewable energy

There are many factors that could influence energy transition in the country but leveling the playing field for all types of technology will ultimately tip the scale toward renewable energy. This was pointed out by Pinoy Climate Reality Leader Paula Valencia in her article for our column Eleventh Hour at the Manila Bulletin this week.

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DOE policy prioritizing RE dispatch in WESM a step towards a cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable power system

The Department of Energy (DOE) is taking the right steps toward achieving energy security and affordability in the country. This was the reaction of The Climate Reality Project Philippines to the recent pronouncement of the DOE that it will issue in the third quarter of this year a new policy declaring all renewable energy (RE) plants as preferential dispatch units in the wholesale electricity spot market (WESM).

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Climate Reality PH: Next administration must scrap policies that favor fossil fuel companies

The next set of leaders must put an end to policies that favor fossil fuel companies, specifically provisions that allow them to pass the higher costs on to the Filipino people. This was reiterated by Ms. Nazrin Castro, Philippines Branch Manager of The Climate Reality Project, during the briefing organized by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC) entitled “Looming Elections and Power Outages: Advancing affordable, reliable, and secure energy in the next administration.”

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