AUGUST 2016

More firms eye solar projects

Meralco negotiates 300-MW power deals

Semirara operates coal plant expansion

DoE to draft nuclear energy roadmap

ERC okays NGCP’s Mindanao 230-kV transmission project

Meralco rolls out advanced system

NGCP alarmed by communities built beneath power-transmission lines

Meralco starts new system in September rerouting power to lessen impact of outage

Aboitiz pushes 390-MW plant in Ifugao

DOE, Meralco partnership brings power to marginalized households

DOE seeks review of 2 key EPIRA provisions

Meralco reports 7-percent year-on-year jump on electricity sales volume in July

NGCP wants to recover P1.56 million used to repair assets destroyed by Typhoon Ineng

Meralco to install 235,000 meters

DOE mulls requiring publication of planned power plant shutdowns

Aboitiz, EDC power plants undergo maintenance

PSALM to fold up in 9 years

Therma asks ERC to dismiss anti-competition case

NGCP seeks ERC OK of Navotas substation

BOI gives incentives to another coal power project

Meralco optimistic even as it reported lower earnings in H1

ERC probes ‘leak reports’ on 9 power plants

IFC invests in $161-M biomass project

Group asks government to grant perks to geothermal plants

Luzon grid to get add’l 847 MW this year – DOE

Hedcor raising Benguet output

Luzon power supply seen tightening as 12 plants go offline from August-October

Meralco seeks emergency replacement of key transformer for Manila end-users

DOE eyes construction of new gas plant in Batangas to beef up electricity reserve

PSALM continues to bleed from IPPA deals

Senate summons energy CEOs on frequent ‘brownout threats’

EDC plant expanding within geothermal site

SMC set to open 2 coal plants

Albay Power debt balloons to P5.6B in 2 years