When Typhoon Yolanda battered Northern Iloilo on 8 November, it brought much havoc to Estancia, including Bayas Island, which is 8 kilometers off the town. Amidst the surrounding destruction in the island, the solar panel that Central Philippine University Affiliated Renewable Energy Center (CPU-AREC) installed in 2001 remains standing and functioning. Typhoon Yolanda blew off… Continue reading Renewable Energy Projects Key To Infrastructure Resilience in Disaster Areas of the Philippines?
I’m quite impressed how New Zealand has been relentlessly helping the Philippines. Notwithstanding the monetary aid and relief teams that their government had sent, the Kiwis continue to generate more funds for the Philippines. As their way of teaching kindness and generosity, New Zealand schools held a mufti day on 22 November. The Campbell Live… Continue reading Generosity of NZ School Children Raises $750,000 for the Philippines
Silver says: It’s heart warming when I saw my invention being used to light up areas hit by Yolanda. Thanks to Shelter Foundation and TESDA for helping spread this technology. It only started as a design challenge to light up at night the bottles on the roof that were promoted by Illac Diaz. The design… Continue reading Centralian invented Solar Night Light being used in typhoon-stricken areas