Some 780 million people lack access to clean water, according to the World Bank. As the global population swells and urban migration intensifies, water utilities will be under increasing pressure to make every drop count. Yet delivering water to people in remote regions and peri-urban areas presents distinct challenges.… read more »
Per request of some of our readers, we are enclosing a copy of Pope Francis’ Encyclical Letter as a guide for the principles and practice of greening our Mom Earth. A great read. You can download here.
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Adidas’s newest sneaker is a load of garbage—ocean garbage, that is. The sportswear giant has teamed up with Parley for the Oceans, a multidisciplinary band of “creators, thinkers and leaders” who want to make ocean debris a valuable material for the fashion industry, to create the world’s first shoe upper made entirely from reclaimed ocean plastic and illegal deep-sea gillnets.… read more »
A killer app for Africa’s ‘telephone farmers’ – watch your plants grow, from your mobile or computer screen. IBM Research is helping African farmers see and use the opportunity using a new mobile APP innovation called EZ-Farm. It’s a nifty combination of a soil moisture sensor, a water tank level monitor and – best of all – an infrared camera that monitors plant health.… 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 »
The two-member Team Electrifilter from the College of Engineering of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines made waves in the recently-concluded Go Green in the City World Finals in Paris, France.
PUP Electronics Engineering students John Paul G. Santos and Christian Sta. Romana clinched the third top spot in the 12-nation tilt which was dominated by India, France and the Philippines.… read more »
The ESPhil 2015 will once again gather business leaders, energy experts and policy makers to exchange insights on breaking the cycle of energy crisis and rising energy prices that have been hounding the country year after year and how to establish stable, sustainable and competitive energy supply that can support the country’s path to rapid growth and development.… 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 »
GreenOvation is looking for APPs that can support current initiatives for green transportation in the Philippines. The current traffic headaches (inadequate transportation options, sustainable models, etc.) provides a very exciting backdrop for creating new innovations that we and small and medium firms can use. It can be a fleet management, proper travel planning, travel decision making and many others.… read more »