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Silliman University, Orion sign solar power generation project

DUMAGUETE CITY, Philippines – Silliman University in this city and First Solar Orion Energy Solutions Incorporated signed an agreement Friday for a P100-million solar power generation project in the campus. Silliman University president Dr. Ben Malayang III and Orion...

First Solar ties up with Orion

US-BASED First Solar, Inc. is poised to enter the Philippine renewable energy market through a partnership with OrionGroup International, Inc., the companies said in a joint statement. First Solar and OrionGroup have formed FSO Energy Solutions, Inc. to undertake...

Orion, First Solar form JV for PH solar ventures

ONE of the world’s biggest solar farm producers, OrionGroup International Inc., has tied up with American firm First Solar Inc. for possible solar energy ventures in the country. OrionGroup said the joint venture — FSO Energy Solutions Inc. (FSO) — will realize solar...

Solar-powered livestock farm rises in Laguna

As some businesses turn to renewable energy, so does a livestock farm in Majayjay town in Laguna province in what has been billed as the first and so far the largest solar-powered agricultural venture in the country. Perry’s Farm, owned by lawyer Jose Arturo Tugade,...

Calamba hospital saves on costs with solar power

Calamba hospital saves on costs with solar power

LAGUNA, Philippines – A private hospital in the city of Calamba is now using solar and wind energy to supply 20% of its power needs. In a ribbon cutting ceremony held on Thursday, February 5, a 150-kilowatt solar panel system was unveiled atop 5 buildings of the...

Calamba hospital installs solar, wind power systems

MANILA, Philippines - Global renewable energy company UGE and its partner Orion Group have installed a fully financed solar and wind system at the Calamba Doctors’ Hospital in Laguna as part of efforts to promote renewable energy in the country. According to the...