UPC buys into South Australia pumped hydro and solar projects

UPC buys into South Australia pumped hydro and solar projects

The surge in development proposals in South Australia continues, with UPC Renewables and its Philippine parter AC Renewables buying a majority stake in the Baroota pumped hydro project and a neighbouring 300MW solar project, with a view to locking in finance by the end of the year.

Nickel mining: the hidden environmental cost of electric cars

Nickel mining: the hidden environmental cost of electric cars

The extraction of nickel, mainly mined in Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Russia and the Philippines, comes with environmental and health costs As countries the world over legislate to phase out petrol and diesel cars, attention is turning to the environmental impact of mining the materials needed for electric vehicle batteries.

Survey: How much are you getting paid in the renewable energy industry?

Survey: How much are you getting paid in the renewable energy industry?

Phillip Riley is a boutique Renewable Energy Recruitment business, operating out of Australia, the Philippines and the US. To do this, we need accurate information regarding salaries in the growing and maturing renewable energy sector in Australia, and would appreciate your participation in our 3 minute inaugural Survey.

Philippines revs up flagging green energy engine

Philippines revs up flagging green energy engine

Now a surge of new exploration efforts are underway in a nation that has some of the world's largest untapped sources of volcanic heat, but which relies on coal for half its electricity.

Southeast Asia Eyes Renewable Energy to Fuel Economic Growth and Build Climate Resilience

Southeast Asia Eyes Renewable Energy to Fuel Economic Growth and Build Climate Resilience

In a joint statement released from the ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and IRENA Dialogue by IRENA and ASEAN Member States including, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, the Energy Ministers of ASEAN and the Director-General of IRENA agreed to develop a Memorandum of Understanding on long-term co-operation between ASEAN and IRENA to harness the region’s vast renewable energy potential and support ASEAN scale up the energy transition process.