The administration under President Duterte in Manila, Philippines, has shifted its energy policies to attract new clean energy sources. The administration believes this is a slow-paced, long-term solution that will help to increase energy supply while lowering costs. When Duterte first took office, the intent was to disregard the energy source as long as demand was met. Under this policy, coal energy made up nearly 27% of the country's energy mix, while renewable energy declined to 39%, down from 46% in 2006. Renewable energy sources are now less expensive, and the cost continues to come down. No future coal projects will be entertained at this time.

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