JUNE 2016


Cusi to keep energy policies, protect consumers

NPC applies for P1.65-B recovery-cost adjustments

EDC raising P5 billion for 2016 capex needs

EDC, contractor agree to end arbitration over geothermal plant

40 power projects to go online this year

Meralco acquires 49% of San Miguel’s power unit in Bataan

30,000 Meralco prepaid meters ready for installation this year

EDC borrows P5b from Union Bank

PH looks for coal outside Indonesia

ERC nixes monopoly in power sector

ERC to review 17 solar plants

PH may lose Indonesian coal

IslaSol questions DOE selection process for 2nd-round FiT plan

Palawan electricity

Solar power to grow sixfold by 2030 as sun becomes cheapest resource

DOE approves GIS for 6 power projects

July power rates could see hike on plant shutdowns

Higher solar installation to jack up FIT-All rates

Mindoro governor stops hydro plant construction

Circular on renewables

Coal plants now face hurdles

Rules on sourcing of power from RE sources out

Meralco to collect P12.38 million from customers to pay debt to Montalban Methane Power

PSALM set to continue supplying power to Mindanao while privatizing NPC assets

PH energy sector needs $30B in 15 years – MVP

SMC tests coal-fired power unit in Davao

PH needs $30b worth of energy projects

17 more solar projects okayed

NGCP places Luzon on yellow alert due to thin power reserve

12 new solar projects up for FIT incentives

ERC mulls portfolio approval of contracts

Energy World set to open LNG plant

Power rate cut

Clean-power advocates call for more investments in renewable energy

DOE approves moratorium on Palawan petro drilling

Central Luzon firms choose Aboitiz RE

ERC to expedite anti-competition cases

DOE seeks scale in ‘non-FIT solar’ regime

PEMC crafts new roadmap for Mindanao WESM

EDC eyes 1,500-MW windmills

Renewable energy seen as new driver of PHL investment growth

NGCP links up with MTRCB for security drive

Pasig court issues TRO versus RCOA rules

Bulacan solar plant endorsed

Drilling starts for Mabini geothermal plant expansion

Solar costs down 50%, hasten end to fossil fuel

DOE re-validating 2 more projects on solar FIT

ERC bucks Meralco petition

Govt starts coal policy review

Toshiba to expand geothermal business

CCC starts PHL energy-policy review

Power barge to boost electricity supply in terrorist-infested Mindanao island

ERC asks RTC to dismiss Meralco suit seeking TRO of RCOA