GrrenOvation Press Conference in the Department of Trade and Industry office in Makati last July 15. In attendance were DTI Director Lydia Guevarra, Ms Pacita Juan of EchoStore and ASEC Bless Lantayona, Volker Steigerwald, Ed Canela and the GreenOvation Team and GIZ PR group. The group also extended the deadline for entry submission from July 31 to August 15, 2015.… read more »
Rebecca Hartje* & Michael Hübler found that a significant and positive impact of smartphone and mobile phone ownership on households’ income. This impact is qualitatively robust across several robustness checks. They concluded that advanced mobile communication devices can support rural techno-economic development. Entitled “Are Smartphones Smart for Economic Development?” the paper also detailed the econometric methodology from the data gathered i household surveys in the rural Southeast Asian Mekong region at the beginning of the year 2013.… read more »
Bill Gates plans to double investment in green energy technology and research to combat climate change, but rejects calls to divest from fossil fuels. He announced that he will invest $2bn (£1.3bn) in renewable technologies initiatives, but rejected calls to divest from the fossil fuel companies that are burning carbon at a rate that ignores international agreements to limit global warming. … read more »
Many people ask where are the renewable energy companies in the Philippines? We searched the Business List Philippines and found 12 companies under the renewable energy category. A separate filter for cities are likewise provided. Unfortunately, the database is still so thin. There are cities including Manila, Cebu and Davao without any firm listed.… read more »
Guirlyn V. Kilat suggests an eco-friendly way to build your own LED bulbs. They have light emitting diodes or LED’s that converts electricity into light.These bulbs are 100% recyclable and does not have toxic chemicals. How about building one today? perhaps this would be the start of something big.… read more »
Whether at home or for industrial lighting in SMEs, LED can help you improve your lighting and electric consumption.
You certainly hear and read a lot about the advantages and benefits of the energy efficiency of LED light emitting diodes vs traditional lighting. When you compare them to other energy-saving illumination methods that are available on the market today, you will find that LED lighting is by far the most power-saving and smart solution.… read more »
This Philippine Startup Wants to Light up Poor Homes with Lamp Powered by Salt and Water
A possible power shortage coming in the summer of 2015 has been grabbing the headlines in the Philippines this year.
But this is not news for millions of poor Filipino families off-grid: they have been living without electricity.… read more »
The small and medium enterprises could be the weakest or the strongest link in a green supply chain. To enable them to participate in the chain, they would need APPs to provide them with an overview and keep them informed about the developments in the chain.… read more »
Billions of the world’s poor still lack access to basic water and sanitation services, yet many of them can count mobile phones among their possessions. Water and sanitation practitioners have begun to tap the potential of these phones as tools to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services.… read more »
This is the description of a dream come true of the off-the-grid, urban, tiny house adventure of Rob Greenfield.
It is a voice and example for those who wish to simplify their life and learn to tread lightly on the earth while leaving a positive impact on humanity.… read more »