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Senator Gatchalian keynotes SEECON 2018

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, was one of the keynote speakers of the Sustainable Energy Ecosystems International Conference 2018 (SEECON 2018), co-located with the 1st Philippine International Microgrid Exhibition and Conference (PIMEC) on October 24-26, 2018 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel. Read more…

CREST researchers present papers at EnerCon 2018

Faculty researchers and project collaborators of the USC Center for Research in Energy Systems and Technologies (CREST) participated and presented three papers in the 2nd International Conference on Energy Economics (EnerCon 2018) at Acacia Hotel, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Philippines from July 18-20. Read more…

CHED NF Project team conducts survey in Pangan-an Island, Lapu-Lapu City; Revisiting the pioneer solar-powered island in the Philippines

Faculty researchers and graduate students of the School of Engineering of the University of San Carlos who are part of the CHED Newton Fund Institutional Links Project of CREST conducted a community and load profiling survey in Pangan-an Island in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu last June 27-30, 2018. Read more…

CREST, SERG hold workshop 2

Prof. AbuBakr Bahaj, Head of Energy and Climate Change Division of the University of Southampton, together with two of SERG staff — Dr. Majbaul Alam, Research Fellow, and Dr. Massimiliano Manfren, Lecturer, arrived in the Philippines to deliver the essentialities needed for the 5-day workshop with the CHED Newton Fund Institutional Links Project team of the Center for Research in Energy Systems and Technologies (CREST). The workshop was held in the School of Engineering Conference Room and LB365 of the University of San Carlos Talamban Campus on May 21-25, 2018. Read more… 

CHED NF Project team conducts community and load profiling survey; Establishing ‘grass root’ level understanding of energy problem in Gilutongan Island, Cordova

The CHED Newton Fund Institutional Links Project team which is composed of faculty researchers and graduate students of the School of Engineering of the University of San Carlos went to Gilutongan Island in Cordova, Cebu to conduct a community and load profiling survey last April 17-20, 2018. Read more…

CREST conducts workshop on GIS

The workshop was held in the SOE Conference Room on January 8-10, 2018. It was attended by the faculty researchers and research assistants of the CHED Newton Fund Institutional Links Project headed by Engr. Isabelo A. Rabuya as the project leader under the Center for Research in Energy Systems and Technology (CREST). Read more…

CREST conducts forum on sustainable energy in the built environment and off-grid communities

October 21, 2017- A consultative meeting on sustainable energy in the built environment and off-grid communities was held between the academe represented by the Center for Research on Energy Systems and Technologies (CREST) of University of San Carlos and different stakeholders last October 21, 2017, in Cebu J Lounge, 19th Floor, J Centre Mall, Mandaue City. Read more…

Engineers undergo energy research training

Faculty researchers from the Center for Research in Energy Systems and Technologies (CREST) of the School of Engineering of the University of San Carlos underwent energy research training with the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) at the University of Southampton. Read more…