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RE firm eyes $185-M biomass portfolio

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Renewable energy (RE) developer Asea One Power Corp. is set to invest about $185 million over the next five years to put up 60 megawatts in total biomass power plant capacity, which can help stabilize the country’s electricity supply.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Firm cements ways to convert waste into energy

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With energy costs rising and climate change now a major concern, a local cement company has come up with ways to convert garbage into fuel and heat into electricity.

Posted: September 21st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Korean company plans power plant in Iloilo

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A South Korean power company is eyeing to build a $22-million (P895.84 million) biomass power plant in Iloilo that is expected to boost the supply of energy on Panay Island.

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

German firms eye PH energy projects

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According to Werner Siemers, GIZ consultant for energy from biomass and biogas, the Philippines has an abundance of agricultural residues that could be used for bioenergy including rice hulls, which remain underutilized.  PHOTO FROM DOST.GOV.PH

The Philippines remains a lucrative market for Germany-based technology providers looking for opportunities in the local renewable energy industry, specifically in the biomass and biogas sectors.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Coke’s N. Luzon plant taps green energy

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The Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines Inc. (CCBPI) is shifting to a renewable source of energy, using biomass to produce steam needed for the plant’s bottle cleaning equipment.

Posted: February 26th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Pampanga biomass deal OK’d

Local developer Pampanga Green Management Inc. (PGMI) will finally push through with the proposed $63-million co-generation biomass facility that will not only help boost electricity supply in Luzon, but will also ease the perennial problem of waste management in Pampanga. This was after the contract for the processing of waste into energy was recently signed [...]

Posted: September 16th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

DoE to make big push for biomass investments

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The Department of Energy (DoE) plans to undertake an aggressive campaign to encourage more investments in the local biomass sector, as it expects only P32 billion worth of committed and indicative projects to come in over the next four years. DoE documents showed that these biomass projects are expected to generate a marginal 276.7 megawatts [...]

Posted: September 2nd, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

Global Biomass to set up $4M R&D facility

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Global Biomass Plc Corp. will put up in Iloilo a $4-million research, development and manufacturing facility. The company said it was “the first of its kind in the world” as it would be dedicated to improving the supply chain for biomass plants. The Philippine-based Global Biomass is currently in the business of purchasing from farmers [...]

Posted: August 2nd, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

P1.2T to be invested in renewable energy

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The Department of Energy is expecting about P1.2 trillion in fresh investments in the renewable energy sector over the next 20 years, as it pushes for the increased use of these resources to help secure the country’s energy supply in the long term. Based on the National Energy Renewable Plan (NREP) book, these investments will [...]

Posted: June 26th, 2011 in Headlines | Read More »

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