Unlocking Philippines’ renewable energy potential key to meeting energy demand
That’s according to IRENA’s lasts renewables report which identifies key actions for the country to accelerate renewable energy deployment and low-carbon development
It’s reported that many countries in the region, face a growing population and rising energy demand to power economic growth.
The archipelago is also frequently exposed to tropical storms and natural disasters that affect its energy structure.
In 2011 the Philippines set an ambitious renewable energy target of 15.3 gigawatts by 2030 — a near tripling of 2010’s 5,438 megawatts.