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Inaction vs. Action: The Cost of Choosing “Cheap”

Quite a number of articles I have written on this blog discussed the portfolio theory, which essentially debunks the myth that choosing traditional …

Not All Talk

No doubt that climate change is attracting attention from various sectors—the church, governments, private firms and successful individuals.<p>And …

Energy Poverty

Some 1.2 billion have no access to power. Photo c/o dsuonenergy.com<p>Imagine young children in far flung areas walking several miles to get to school, …

Renewable Energy

The Rise of Renewables

To be clear, I have no fundamental problems with fossil fuel-based power plants. In fact, I have built a number of them. My current focus on …

Renewable Energy

Encouraging Developments

A recent report by the International Energy Agency showed that some 6.5 million deaths yearly are linked to air pollution. The same report noted that …

Bill Gates and Leonardo DiCarpio are on the Same Page

<i>Photos c/o theguardian.com & mirror.co.uk</i><p>Two prominent men, one the World’s Richest according to Forbes and the other, one of the highest paid …

The War Against Renewable Energy

According to the Report Global Trends in Renewable Energy, the year 2015 was a record-breaking year for renewable energy (RE). Investments in the …

The Controversial DOE Competitive Selection Process Requirement

A recent article about the energy sector caught my attention. In the article, it said that many Distribution Utilities (DUs) especially Electric …

A Belated New Year’s Wish List

It might be a bit late (almost two months after the start of 2016), but here is my wish list for the local Energy sector.<p>Lift the foreign restriction …

Heeding the Pope’s Call

c/o ecowatch.com<p><b>Heeding the Pope’s Call</b><p>Climate Change has taken the center stage as world leaders met in France for the United Nations Climate Change …

Philippine Lawmakers Want to Scrap a Dress Code That Discriminates Against the Poor

A group of Filipino lawmakers filed a bill titled the Open Door Policy Act on Wednesday calling for the loosening of a strict dress code for anyone …

Asia

Developing the Non-Power Application of Geothermal Energy

Aside from providing a total island power solution through the development of a 40-megawatt geothermal power plant at Oriental Mindoro, geothermal …

Adding More Wind and Solar Energy

Previously, I have argued that the country will benefit from harnessing renewable energy given the fluctuating prices of coal and oil that result in …

CAPM and Geothermal Energy Projects in the Philippines

Aside from the relatively high cost of developing geothermal energy sources, there is another challenge that the private sector deals with in …

Geothermal Energy Development in the Philippines

The landscape of the geothermal energy development in the country has changed in recent years due to the privatization of the Energy sector in the …

See Photos of Disneyland When It Opened in 1955

Caption from LIFE. Sleeping Beauty's castle in Fantasyland is overrun by children crossing drawbridge over moat. Inside,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Loomis Dean—The …

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Why Geothermal Energy?

Photo from http://www.iea.org<p>Renewable energy, as I have mentioned in my previous post, plays a critical role in providing stable power source. …

Sainsbury's becomes first supermarket to power a store with food waste alone

Supermarket chain Sainsbury's has found a new way to put its food waste to good use: by using it to power one of its stores. A branch in Cannock, West Midlands will be exclusively powered by energy generated from bio-methane gas expelled by broken down food. You see, Sainsbury's gives any food from …

The cost of wind and solar power keeps dropping all over the world

Many people have probably heard that it's getting cheaper to install rooftop solar panels in the US. But that's just part of an even bigger trend. Since 2010, the cost of renewable energy has been plummeting all over the world.<p>David Roberts highlights a new study from the International Renewable …

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Japan to Increase Geothermal Power Funding to Substitute Nuclear Energy

Japan to Increase Geothermal Power Funding to Substitute Nuclear Energy <br>by Staff Writers <br>Moscow (Sputnik) Jun 02, 2015<p>File image.<p>Japan will allocate …

Why Renewable Energy

In my previous post, I have argued that using the least-cost method in energy planning with planners favoring fossil fuel plants on the basis of …

Do you want to own a solar panel in a farm far away?

• Katie Fehrenbacher<br>• 3 years ago<br>• Tags: solar energy, Solar Panel, solar power, Solar power in the United States, Sustainable energy<p>View Live Version of …

Solar Power

Energy Planning and the Portfolio Theory

We have discussed how the risk of an individual stock may be theoretically measured using the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which theorizes …

Electricity Cost Decreases By 30% In Kenya Due To Geothermal

<b>Published on</b> March 2nd, 2015 | <i>by Jake Richardson</i><p>15<p>Electricity Cost Decreases By 30% In Kenya Due To Geothermal<p>March 2nd, 2015 by <b>Jake …

Renewable Energy

“LEAST COST” IN POWER PLANNING IS NO LONGER VALID TODAY

“Least cost” is the term the power industry uses in defining what power plants or projects to prioritize. Conventional thought and the resulting …

THE CAPM AND RISK ALLOCATION

The CAPM is nothing more than a theory about how investors will behave when given an opportunity to do so. It theorizes that investors will invest in …

CAPITAL ASSET PRICING MODEL (CAPM), PORTFOLIO THEORY AND THE POWER SECTOR

CAPITAL ASSET PRICING MODEL. Photo taken from http://www.spreadsheetml.com/<p>The CAPM and Portfolio Theory are decades-old concepts in Finance that …

The Power Crisis in the 90s

Last year, Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla announced the looming power shortage of roughly 800 megawatts, which would take place during the summer …