The Philippines adopted an ambitious national goal to increase the share of renewable energy in its power generation mix to 35 percent by 2030. New policies and technologies can help the nation enhance its energy security, say industry experts.
The majority of these savings were in China, Japan, India, Vietnam and South Korea. Countries like the Philippines and Thailand which lag in solar capacity have also avoided millions in fossil fuel spending, new research shows.
Smart meters are widely credit with the ability to help reduce electricity use, and provide better data on energy consumption. But how can we reap these benefits without compromising on privacy and safety?