DOE Gives Mass Approval to Energy Projects

By Myrna M. Velasco, Manila Bulletin The roll of “energy projects of national significance” (EPNS) had been extraordinarily beefed up with the mass approval extended by the Department of Energy (DOE) to proposed power facilities—primarily for projects lined up by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) and state-run National Power Corp. (NAPOCOR). By […]
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Napocor Starts Bid Process for Leyte Solar-Diesel Plant

Manila, Philippines – The National Power Corp. (Napocor) has started bidding out the contract for a solar-diesel hybrid plant in Southern Leyte that would ensure 24/7 power supply in the area. Related Articles:Solar Power to Light Philippine RoadsAES Sees Bright Prospects in Solar, Battery Storage in PhilippinesYouil Ensys to Invest $160M in PH Solar Power […]
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Solar Power to Light Philippine Roads

Whenever I go home for a short vacation, one of the really disappointing things that I continue to notice in the Philippines is the darkness in roads—and some are even in major roads. Here’s one example. So our home is in Molino, Bacoor, Cavite. The fastest route to get there from the Ninoy Aquino International […]
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EDC to Power Leyte and Negros Islands

Energy Development Corp. (PSE: EDC), through its Green Core Geothermal Inc. (GCGI) subsidiary, has sealed seven new long-term power supply contracts with electric cooperatives in Leyte and Negros islands to supply 58MW of power. GCGI signed a 10-year power supply contract with the Negros Oriental II Electric Cooperative Inc. (NORECO) for 25MW. The geothermal firm […]
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