Off-grid power consumers face power rate hikes

Amidst rising fuel costs, the National Power Corp. (NAPOCOR) has proposed an increase in power rates in off-grid areas, which could lead some households to pay up to Php 9.7068 per kilowatt-hour (kWh), a 17.54% hike in the electric bill.

Ministry wants another electricity price hike

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed a hike in electricity price this year after pushing it up 7.5% last year to narrow down the loss of national utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN).

Charging Up Singapore’s Grid Resilience

Situated just one degree north of the equator, Singapore enjoys abundant sunshine throughout the year. It is no wonder that solar is the most promising domestic renewable energy source for Singapore. However, the journey to harness solar energy is not without its challenges.