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Senate OKs creation of energy think tank
by Danessa Rivera - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines is close to having its own think tank which could bridge research and policy gaps in the Philippine energy sector after the Senate approved the proposed measure in the hope of fostering greater energy...
Consumer groups back bill on Solar Para Sa Bayan franchise
by Danessa Rivera - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Consumer groups have expressed support for House Bill 8179 which gives Solar Para Sa Bayan the non-exclusive right to construct solar-battery minigrids in off-grid areas nationwide at zero cost to government.
Pump prices increase anew today
by Danessa Rivera - September 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Local petroleum companies raised pump prices anew today as global oil prices ended the previous trading week slightly higher.
NGCP taps Alsons for ancillary services
by Danessa Rivera - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is procuring ancillary services (AS) from a diesel plant owned by Alsons Power Group to ensure the stability and reliability of the Mindanao power grid.
Philippines has great potential for microgrid development
by Danessa Rivera - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines has great potential for microgrid developments and French multinational firm Schneider Electric is positioning itself aggressively in the middle of the country’s transition to power up off-grid...
Group seeks moratorium on FIT-All
by Danessa Rivera - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Consumer group Laban Konsyumer Inc. (LKI) is urging the power regulators to implement a moratorium on all feed-in tariff allowance (FIT-All) applications amid lower renewable energy rates.
Philippines needs to catch up on power digitization – Schneider
by Danessa Rivera - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Power and digitization should go hand in hand in the Internet of Things (IoT) era to be able to provide efficient and reliable power to people especially in the face of climate change.
Electricity crisis looms in Iloilo on unresolved cooperative franchise
by Danessa Rivera - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Iloilo is at risk of a power crisis if the franchise of the existing power utility in the island is not renewed and is instead given to a new applicant without infrastructure, according to the country’s umbrella...
Energy Regulatory Commission partners with Ateneo Law School
by Danessa Rivera - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
The Energy Regulatory Commission has tapped the Ateneo Law School to enhance capacity-building knowledge amid new developments and trends in the electric power industry.
Still no power in some typhoon-hit areas
by Danessa Rivera - September 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Power has yet to be restored in around half of the areas affected by Typhoon Ompong as damage to the distribution sector reaches over P200 million.
PetroEnergy-EEI joint venture solar project gets BOI perks
by Danessa Rivera - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The team-up of Yuchengco-led PetroEn­ergy Resources Corp. (PERC) and EEI Corp. has secured perks from the Board of Investments (BOI) for its solar power expansion project in Tarlac.
Energy Development Corp. plans delisting on Nov 29 2018
by Danessa Rivera - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Energy Development Corp. is targeting to delist from the Philippine Stock Exchange on Nov. 29 as part of its corporate strategy to gain greater flexibility.
Lloyds Energy, PNOC eyeing LNG partnership
by Danessa Rivera - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Dubai-based Lloyds Energy is proposing a partnership with state-run Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) to develop liquefied natural gas.
Typhoon Ompong damage to power sector hits P138 million
by Danessa Rivera - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The estimated cost of damage to the power sector due to Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) hit P138 million even as electricity has been restored to over half of the affected households in typhoon-hit areas.
Power restoration in typhoon-hit areas may take one month
by Danessa Rivera - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Power restoration in several provinces in northern Luzon could take up to a month as the cost of damage to power cooperatives climbed to P116 million.
Gas prices increase again Tuesday
by Danessa Rivera - September 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Another round of price hikes will be implemented by oil companies this week as Brent crude tested the $79 per barrel level and the peso sank to its lowest in over a decade last week.
EDC cited for strong environmental practices
by Danessa Rivera - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Lopez-led Energy Development Corp. (EDC) has garnered global recognition anew after it was included in the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for its strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.
4 energy projects secure national priority status
by Danessa Rivera - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
There are now four projects declared as energy projects of national significance (EPNS) including the Meralco Powergen Corp. (MGen) coal-fired power plant and a wind farm entitled to receive government perks under...
Aboitiz pursues sale of biomass power plant
by Danessa Rivera - September 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Aboitiz Power Corp. is looking to close the sale of its 8.8-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant in Lian, Batangas within the year as two buyers expressed interest in the facility.
PNOC transforming 5.3-ha BGC property
by Danessa Rivera - September 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine National Oil Co. is preparing a masterplan for the redevelopment of its 5.3-hectare property in Bonifacio Global City into an energy center to boost its cashflow.
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