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Fast Growing Philippines Looks to Geothermal Power to Address Energy Deficit

The Philippines is one of the world’s leading producers of geothermal energy.  Located atop the Pacific Ocean’s so-called Ring of Fire, the country has used volcanic heat to produce electricity for decades. Now there is a new project underway to use this renewable resource to power an entire island.  Montelago village lies on the edge of Mindoro’s Lake Naujan. It is connected to the island’s power grid, but just barely. Community leader Ricky Fetisanan said the stable...

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