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BO NOK AND BAN KRUT SWITCHE ON SOLAR

Feature story | April 11, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace helped the villagers of Bo Nok and Ban Krut in the province of Prachuap Khiri Khan install solar power on two public buildings, to illustrate that the community is serious in its desire for renewable energy for Thailand.

Blessing Rain Down for a Solar Future

Feature story | May 2, 2002 at 6:00

Directors of 26 Greenpeace offices from around the world gathered today in the village of Ban Krut, Thailand, and received the blessing of Buddhist monks after personally handing over two working systems of solar panel array to the local...

European energy company Alstom dumping dirty technology on South

Feature story | July 3, 2002 at 6:00

On the day of its annual general meeting in Paris, the French-UK energy company Alstom faced international action from Greenpeace, as activists in Manila protested against the multinational's participation in climate changing coal-fired power...

Climate victory: Philippine province rejects coal for renewable energy

Feature story | August 6, 2002 at 6:00

Philippine government officials confirmed today that the proposed 50 megawatt coal-fired power station for Pulupandan in the province of Negros was officially "dead" and that renewable energy was the solution to the province's power needs. The...

Thais to demand Positive Energy at the World Summit

Feature story | August 8, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace and The Body Shop today presented a petition to the government of Thailand urging it to commit to clean energy. This was the conclusion of a three-month campaign to gather signatures for a worldwide petition calling for the provision...

Climate change a ballooning problem for developing world

Feature story | August 21, 2002 at 6:00

As governments from around the world prepare for the Earth Summit next week in Johannesburg, Greenpeace today launched a hot air balloon with the message "Save the Climate - Stop Global Warming" over the biggest coal-fired power station in South...

Solar picnic a taste of Thailand's renewable energy future

Feature story | August 23, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace today demanded the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) immediately overturn all approvals for new fossil fuel power stations, and to take up the challenge to support renewables. But the demand came with a sweetener - a...

Thailand shows Earth Summit delegates how to do the job

Feature story | August 28, 2002 at 6:00

While world leaders at the Johannesburg Earth Summit give excuses for failing to act on climate change, Thailand is doing what Earth Summit delegates say is too hard - rejecting dirty energy in favour of clean renewable energy.

Wind Turbines Rise in Ban Krut and Bo Nok

Feature story | October 1, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace Southeast Asia has completed the installation of wind turbine systems for the communities of Bo Nok and Ban Krut following the campaign by MV Arctic Sunrise, one of Greenpeace's shipping vessels, to promote the use of clean renewable...

Exorcising the demons of the Carbon Club

Feature story | November 12, 2002 at 7:00

One could see this coming. Once the government set in motion hearings on House Resolution 700, filed by Rep. Manuel Zubiri and calls for the immediate phase-out of all operating coal power plants in the Philippines, operators of these dirty,...

Government must shift energy policy

Feature story | March 4, 2003 at 7:00

Environmental group Greenpeace called on new Thai Energy Minister Prommin Lertsuridej to review the existing Energy Development Plan, which plots the country's energy strategies and investments, and embrace an energy policy which promotes clean...

Renewable energy forum puts Negros on global clean energy map

Feature story | March 14, 2003 at 7:00

Environmental group Greenpeace saluted the people of Negros today for taking the lead in the country's shift towards renewable energy development. Environmentalists, government leaders, businessmen and the public gathered at the Mabuhay Renewable...

Solar technology workshop for Bo Nok & Ban Krut villagers

Feature story | May 19, 2003 at 6:00

More than 60 community leaders and villagers from Ban Krut and Bo Nok have completed a workshop on solar technology over the weekend. The workshop, conducted by Greenpeace and Thai Agency Engineering Co. Ltd., explained in details the adverse...

Renewable energy projects on the rise in Southeast Asia

Feature story | August 14, 2003 at 6:00

Southeast Asian nations are racing towards implementation of renewable energy projects in hopes of meeting its energy expansion needs while reducing its dependence on imported fossil fuels and preserve the region's environments.

Wind energy flying high in Pulupandan

Feature story | May 4, 2004 at 6:00

Greenpeace today joined the community of Pulupandan in launching the second stage of the proposed Pulupandan Wind Energy Development initiative, a key component of the larger Green Renewable Independent Power Producer project (GRIPP) in the province.

Earth and Climate declared winner in Rowing Regatta for Renewable Energy

Feature story | April 28, 2002 at 6:00

Manila Bay, April 28, 2002 - It was undeniably a Race for the Climate. And in the end, everybody made waves. "Unity of purpose, positive energy, the will to win. These were the key elements in today's rowing regatta where the clear winner was our...

Coal is Climate Crime

Feature story | October 30, 2001 at 7:00

International environmental group, Greenpeace together with local activists and villagers from Bo Nok stormed the headquarters of Gulf Power Inc. today to push for the cancellation of the proposed polluting coal-fired power plant project in...

Manila gives gigantic welcome to Arctic Sunrise

Feature story | July 18, 2002 at 6:00

A proposal announced yesterday by the European Energy Commissioner, Loyola de Palacio, to push polluting coal and nuclear technology on developing countries via the Johannesburg Earth Summit was met with a Greenpeace protest of gigantic...

Negros Renewables Revolution brings Solar Power to Pulupandan School

Feature story | August 4, 2002 at 6:00

"And then there was light." Pupils at the Our Lady of Lourdes Academy (OLLA) in the town of Pulupandan, Negros Occidental will finally be able to read and study in a fully lighted library. Thanks to solar panels installed today by local leaders...

US jeered, Summit denounced

Feature story | September 4, 2002 at 6:00

While the Earth Summit has been a disaster in its official conclusions, it's at least rewarding to see that the international community hasn't been fooled by rhetoric. Today was another day of action in protest of inaction. Inside and outside...

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