DoLE recommends no quarantine for OFWs from green list countries  

THE LABOR department has recommended to remove the quarantine period for returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from countries under the green list who will test negative for coronavirus upon arrival.    The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) also suggested to cut the quarantine period to five days for OFWs coming from yellow list countries who will test negative for […]

World Architecture Day: Mandaue—PH city with Green Building Ordinance adopting BERDE system—leads the way

The current health crisis may have distracted us from older problems that have plagued many cities in the world today. One of these is environmental degradation resulting from several malpractices. To counter the consequences of our abuse of nature and its resources, we initiated some actions toward being “friendlier” to Mother Earth. Being “green-minded” is […]

Pacific Green Confirms Its Intent to Acquire Tupa Energy Limited Owned Sheaf Energy Limited, a 249 MW Battery Energy Storage Development in the UK

DOVER, DE, Sep 28, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Pacific Green Energy Storage (UK) Limited (“PGES(UK)”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (the “Company” or “PGTK”, (OTCQB:PGTK)), announces that under the terms of its framework agreement (the “Agreement”) with Tupa Energy Limited (“Tupa”), it has confirmed its intent to acquire Sheaf […]

Fujitsu Sources 100% of Energy Needs for Global HQ from Renewables

TOKYO, Sep 24, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Based on its medium- and long-term environmental vision, the “Fujitsu Climate and Energy Vision,” Fujitsu Limited demonstrated its commitment to contributing to the realization of a carbon-neutral society and adaptation to climate change with a pledge to source 100% of its energy needs for its […]

Pacific Green Signs Offer for Debt Finance for Its First Battery Energy Storage Development at Richborough Energy Park

DOVER, DE, Sep 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (the “Company” or “PGTK”, (OTCQB: PGTK)) announces that it has signed an offer letter from Close Leasing Limited (“CLL”), wherein CLL will provide debt financing of GBP23 million (US$31.6 million) for the construction of a 99.8 MW battery energy storage […]

Leo Secures a Total of HKD1.15 Billion Green Loan after Successful Completion of Third Round of Green Financing

HONG KONG, Jul 28, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Leo Paper Group (Hong Kong) Limited (the “Group”), a global printing communications company based in Hong Kong, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Leo Paper Group Finance Limited (“Leo”), has signed a HKD400 million four-year green term loan and revolving credit facility (“Green Loan”) with […]

DBP joins UN’s Green Climate Fund

THE Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) has been accredited to join the United Nations (UN) Green Climate Fund (GCF), making it among the banks that can provide financing for environment and climate change-related programs in developing countries.  DBP President and CEO Emmanuel G. Herbosa said in a statement Friday that the bank will be the second Philippine entity to join the international fund, created […]

Energy department to hold public consultations on new rules for green energy auction this month

THE ENERGY department plans to hold a public consultation on the green energy auction program (GEAP) this month, ahead of revisions to the rules and framework governing the program. The Department of Energy (DoE) had originally planned to hold consultations in June. “We are changing the framework of the GEAP… By July, we’ll be doing […]

Green lane for vaccinated tourists eyed

The Tourism department on Friday said it had recommended that a green lane for vaccinated tourists be set up.  “The green lane will pave the way for the reopening of our tourist destinations to leisure travelers who are now fully vaccinated,” Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said in a statement.  “It will give the jobs back […]

Carvajal: Ethically abominable

On and around Earth Day calls were made to protect and preserve the natural habitats (forests and oceans) of animals (especially the endangered kind), to dispose of plastics properly, to go for renewable energy etc. It was, however, the promotion of Green Architecture that really caught my attention. It jarred me into realizing that Earth […]

Innovative UK Energy Company Increases Rewards for Residential Roof Top Solar

LONDON, Apr 26, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Rowan Energy has launched a new and leading global solar incentive programme; Rowan Rewards. The platform gives customers reward points similar to other loyalty programs for the energy produced by their roof top solar. Since the end of the feed-in tariff in 2019, there has been no financial incentive to adopt […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Partner in Newly Established Hamburg Hydrogen Network to ‘Make Hamburg Greener’

Hamburg, Germany, Apr 26, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – The companies Airbus, ArcelorMittal, Gasnetz Hamburg, GreenPlug, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik, Hamburg Port Authority, HADAG Seetouristik und Fahrdienst as well as Stadtreinigung Hamburg, together with the companies behind the Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub – namely Shell, Vattenfall, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Warme Hamburg – […]