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Climate Friendly Cities, Trailblazing eJeepneys

iCSC took on the challenge of closing the "green loop" in transportation when it launched the electric jeepney revolution in July 2007. We have since marked a series of milestones: the first domestically manufactured eJeepney (2008), the first official registration papers issued to electric jeepneys (2008), the first public routes dedicated to electric public transport, called the Makati Green Routes (2009), the first electric vehicle charging station (2009) and the first e-vehicle battery-swapping program (2011). iCSC formed the private consortium which received the first commercial eJeepney fleet franchise in 2012.

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Philippines hands over CVF chairmanship, but challenges remain

By Denise Fontanilla Top officials from the 43-member-strong Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) met in Manila over the weekend to strengthen their joint fight against climate change on front lines across the world. The Philippines, which will soon host the first South-South center of excellence on climate information and services, also

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Leyte, Negros Occidental at forefront of $2-B PH renewables market

By Denise Fontanilla This article was originally published in GMA News Online The head of a top Asian energy developer and investor is optimistic about the future of renewable energy in the Philippines, valuing investments over the past two years alone at $2 billion (P93 billion). “In the Philippines we’ve

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ICSC hails Duterte’s climate change prioritization during SONA

Manila, 25 July 2016 – The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (iCSC) today hailed President Rodrigo Duterte for saying climate change shall be ‘a top priority but upon a fair and equitable equation… and must not stymie our industrialization” during his State of the Nation Address. This is by far

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Solar Scholars share skills to disaster responders

By Arturo Tahup Provincial and municipal officers were mesmerized as residents from sitios Costa Brava and Mahusay Beach, Tacloban put together a solar power system. They are the six newly-trained solar scholars that are now tasked to provide support and spread their skills around the province. Hazel Ocenar, Angela Denilda Lumbre and

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Philippines hands over CVF chairmanship, but challenges remain

By Denise Fontanilla Top officials from the 43-member-strong Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) met in Manila over the weekend to strengthen their joint fight against climate change on front lines across the world. The Philippines, which will soon host the first South-South center of excellence on climate information and services, also

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Leyte, Negros Occidental at forefront of $2-B PH renewables market

By Denise Fontanilla This article was originally published in GMA News Online The head of a top Asian energy developer and investor is optimistic about the future of renewable energy in the Philippines, valuing investments over the past two years alone at $2 billion (P93 billion). “In the Philippines we’ve

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