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First off-grid smart solar network launched in Palawan
by Danessa Rivera - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Busuanga Island Electric Cooperative Inc. (BISELCO) has inaugurated the country’s first off-grid smart solar network that can provide 24/7 power to 62 households in the Palawan town.
Hefty oil price hikes this week
by Danessa Rivera - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Another round of hefty price hikes will greet motorists this week as the impact of the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities continues to shake the global market.
Phinma Petroleum raising stake in SC 55 West Palawan
by Danessa Rivera - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Phinma Petroleum and Geothermal Inc. (PPGI) is taking a bigger stake in Service Contract (SC) 55 offshore West Palawan after one of its partners withdrew from the project.
Malaya thermal plant bidding fails – PSALM
by Danessa Rivera - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
State-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) declared a failed bidding for the sale of the 650-megawatt (MW) Malaya Thermal Power Plant (TPP) after only one bidder submitted an offer.
Meralco Powergen plant gets DOE nod
by Danessa Rivera - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Energy (DOE) has endorsed Meralco Powergen Corp.’s 455-megawatt (MW) power plant in Mauban, Quezon for commercial operations to boost supply next month.
Alfonso Cusi not keen on extending SC 38 for Malampaya project
by Danessa Rivera - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi is not keen on unilaterally extending service contract (SC) 38 covering the Malampaya gas project.
DOE: No fuel supply problem in the Philippines
by Danessa Rivera - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
No local fuel supply disruption will result from the recent drone attacks on Saudi Aramco oil facilities, although prices will remain susceptible to volatility, the Department of Energy (DOE) said yesterday.
AC Energy ramping up capacity, targets leadership in renewables
by Danessa Rivera - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The Ayala Group plans to build 2,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy (RE) capacity in the next six years to transform Phinma Energy Corp.—to be renamed AC Energy Philippines Inc.—as the leader in RE...
Oil firms assure public they have enough inventory
by Danessa Rivera - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Oil companies have given assurance of enough inventory following the attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, a major exporter of oil, but see staggered price increases.
Meralco seeks early approval of 455-MW Quezon power plant
by Danessa Rivera - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is appealing to regulators to approve its power plant in Quezon province to augment supply in the Luzon grid, which would lose about 600 to 900 megawatts (MW) of capacity during the...
EV battery use to fuel demand for Philippine metals
by Danessa Rivera - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines is expected to derive dividends from higher consumption of metals used in batteries of electric vehicles (EVs) amid the global shift to electric cars, according to a report by Moody’s Investors...
Meralco to rebid 1,200 MW contract
by Danessa Rivera - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is rebidding the contract for the 1,200-megawatt (MW) greenfield capacity within the fourth quarter once changes are cleared by the Department of Energy (DOE).
Alternative smoking devices to have graphic warning next year
by Danessa Rivera - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Starting next year, even alternative smoking devices are required to have graphic health warnings (GHW), just like traditional cigarettes.
Oil prices higher, Saudi drone attack not yet factored
by Danessa Rivera - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Pump prices are set to increase today on expectations of higher global demand for oil with the easing of the US-China trade war.
DOE pushes oil exploration in Asean action plan
by Danessa Rivera - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Energy (DOE) pushed for the inclusion of oil exploration as part of the action plan of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Meralco to conduct another bidding for power supply
by Danessa Rivera - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the country’s largest power distributor, is launching another bidding for about 1,500 megawatts (MW) of power supply later this year.
SNAP pushing back construction of Alimit Hydropower Complex
by Danessa Rivera - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP)—the joint venture of SN Power of Norway and Aboitiz Power Corp.—is pushing back the construction timeline of its 390-megawatt (MW) Alimit Hydropower Complex to firm up the...
NEA forms team vs power shortage in Abra
by Danessa Rivera - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
State-run National Electrification Administration (NEA) has created another task force to avert power outage and improve the electricity service reliability to consumers by rehabilitating the power distribution system...
Phoenix partners with Brunei LPG firm
by Danessa Rivera - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Independent oil firm Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. is strengthening its network in the Southeast Asian region after it forged a deal to source liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from Brunei.
Oil firms to increase prices next week
by Danessa Rivera - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Oil companies are implementing hefty price hikes on fuel products next week.
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