• The Philippines boasts itself of abundant renewable energy resources:
  • It holds the largest potential (76,000 MW) for wind energy among the Southeast Asian countries.
  • On geothermal energy, the Philippines is the second largest producer in the world.
  • Solar power technology has been instrumental in providing power to agrarian communities in the countryside. The solar support project, initiated by the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC), has been crucial in this regard.
  • The country has abundant biomass resources with installed capacity expected to reach 161 MW by 2014.
  • The Mini-hydro law provides significant incentives to promote small hydropower projects in the Philippines.