QUEZON CITY, August 23, 2022 – Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities’ (ICSC) executive director Red Constantino, senior policy advisor Pete Maniego, and chief data scientist Jephraim Manansala are on the roster of speakers at the World Clean Energy Conference Philippine Edition (WCEC PH) 2022, to be held at the Dusit Thani Manila from August 31 to September 1.
Held in official partnership with the Department of Energy, Global Zero Carbon Partnership, and Escom Events, WCEC PH 2022 brings together a broad coalition of professionals in the energy sector, including leading international experts, policymakers, scientists, engineers, technology developers, and business professionals, who will tackle pressing issues in the advancement of innovative sustainable energy sources. WCEC PH 2022 is the largest gathering of the digital energy, grid/utility, solar, wind, geothermal, energy storage, and energy sectors in the nation and Asia.
As a climate and energy policy group, ICSC has advocated for more affordable, reliable, and secure power in the Philippines. WCEC PH 2022 provides a good venue for energy stakeholders to exchange information and do their part to contribute to fast-track the energy transition in the country.
Constantino will be part of the Philippines’ Zero Carbon Energy Path panel discussion on the first day. Maniego will join the panel discussion on measuring the value of solar projects beyond the megawatt-hour. Manansala will discuss the importance of data in fueling the energy transformation on the second day.
Director Patrick Aquino of Energy Utilization Management Bureau (EUMB) who leads the partnership with DOE as well as Daniel Collin Jornales, DOE’s Supervising Science Research Specialist, Director Mike Sinocruz of the Energy Policy and Planning Bureau (EPBB), and the other affiliated agencies such as the Renewable Energy Management Bureau (REMB) along with the Energy Regulatory Commission, Meralco, and the Aboitiz Power Corporation, to name a few, are also slated to participate in WCEC PH 2022.
Also expected to join the conference are key organizations, associations, and government agencies in the energy sector.