MARCH 2016

MARCH 2016 NEWS FILES

Basic Energy, Trans-Asia drilling another geothermal well

Govt to allow new coal plants

UK bank funds PHL firm’s P192.4-billion renewable-energy development projects

ERC asked to clarify issues on retail competition

Baguio hydro plant revived

Basic Energy to develop Pangasinan solar plant with Singapore partner

Palm Concepcion set to supply power to Visayas

Basic Energy tapping Singapore solar firm

Baguio hydro plant revived

Higher power rates loom in April

PSALM wants to recover differential ancillary service charges from NGCP

PCPC coal plant to be synched with Visayas grid by end-April\

Power industry given more time to adjust to Competitive Selection Process

Power industry given more time to adjust to Competitive Selection Process

Electricity bills to rise this year

DOE: No deadline extension for solar projects applying for perks

Anda Power’s plant hooking up to grid

EDC income down 35% in ’15

Meralco power rates down in March

50-MW Tarlac solar power plant goes online

NGCP restores power in Dumaguete

Sarangani Power receives two bids from potential contractors

FiT-All adjustment likely to raise April bills

DOE to reduce energy use by 45% by 2035

Meralco tells homeowners to ensure electrical safety

Coal still dominant source of electricity

FNPC allowed to connect San Gabriel plant to another Lopez-owned power plant

TUSC to launch more solar-power projects this year

First Gen net income slid to $167 million in 2015

EDC closely monitoring world oil prices for drilling prospect

NGCP prevented to construct along Mindanao transmission line

PHL a step closer to fulfilling climate-change commitments

FiT-rate solar power ‘eligibles’ out in 15 days, DOE executive says

San Carlos Sun Power solar unit in Negros Occidental now exporting to Visayas grid

Natural-gas output down to 122,541 MMcf in 2015

EDC allocates P14-billion capex for 2016

DOE urged to strengthen energy-efficiency policy

Solar-power plant starts operating at Clark

Meralco awaits ERC okay for P15-billion 2017 capex

AboitizPower posted 5% net-income hike in 2015

Meralco slashes March power rates

Bronzeoak, partners complete 4 solar plants before MARCH 15 deadline

E.R.C. APPROVES NGCP request to upgrade Panitan-Nabas plant

Power plants to have ‘stricter’ standards

2 solar-power projects beat deadline for FiT eligibility

Carbon tax will only make power more expensive in PHL–Monsada

New renewable device eSaver 3000 promises hefty power-bill cut

NGCP transmission tower bombed again

MGen gets bids for coal plant in Quezon province

Steag Power to conduct preventive maintenance in Mindanao coal plant

PH mulls LNG importation from Australia

DOE wants to tie loose ends of CSP policy on power supply deals

China’s State Grid committed to Vis-Min interconnection

Solar installation may be ‘oversubscribed’

Meralco sets initial capital outlay of P10B in 2016

Semirara net income up 23% in 2015

Meralco: Power use up sharply

Silay energy company upbeat

7 more solar projects endorsed

Meralco registered P18.9-b net income in 2015

Ayala seeks ruling on coal loan

135-MW power plant in Batangas doubles output

Semirara’s income jumps 23% to P8.5b

Philippines renews bid to hike solar power output in energy generation

RP Energy to build 600-MW Subic coal plant in 2 phases

Citicore Power inaugurates 2nd solar plant in Mariveles, Bataan

PhilCarbon optimistic on renewable-energy projects

Solar PHL switches on Calatagan solar farm ahead of DOE deadline

ERC still sitting on Meralco’s proposed P17.7-billion capex

Meralco’s prepaid metering service project on track

Meralco expected to feel effects of lower power-distribution charge this year

AC Energy may not need BSP okay for coal project

SLTEC’s second coal plant in Batangas now operational

Acri remains keen on acquiring Agus-Pulangi hydropower plant