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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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Energy Regulatory Commission urged to push for widespread net-metering

Manila, 31 August 2016 – The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities today urged the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to hasten the adoption of net-metering across the country to empower consumers to displace fossil-fuel electricity generation. The ERC held public consultations today on proposed amendments to the country’s net-metering

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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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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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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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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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