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Fresh power arrangement


With the mid-term elections just a few days away, or halfway through this single term of our leader Benigno Simeon (aka BS), business now broods over his possible stance in the next three years.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Columnists,Inquirer Columns | Read More »

Power shortage looms anew in Mindanao


A repeat of the power crisis in Mindanao in the summer months this year and in 2014 is very likely, according to the government think-tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies.

Posted: February 28th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Oil firms slash prices; biggest rollback yet


Local oil companies have slashed the prices of their petroleum products starting Sunday to reflect the continued softening of the international oil market.

Posted: May 14th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Bukidnon’s Pulangi power plant back on stream


The national Power Corp. (Napocor) has finally completed the rehabilitation of the Pulangi IV hydroelectric power plant in Bukidnon, a move seen to finally ease the rotating power blackouts that have been plaguing Mindanao since the beginning of the year.

Posted: May 10th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Aquino open to more dialogue with Mindanao power stakeholders


President Aquino is willing to conduct further dialogue with the stakeholders in Mindanao’s power industry but on Monday indicated that the entry of the private investors was still the best way to ensure a sustainable and steady supply of electricity on the island.

Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Agus-Pulangi rehab to cost at least P30B


The government may have to spend as much as P30 billion to rehabilitate the Agus-Pulangi hydropower complexes in Mindanao and increase the output to a maximum of 982 megawatts.

Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Biomass use urged to solve Mindanao power problems


Local sugar millers are urging the government to consider biomass power as an alternative baseload solution to the worsening energy crisis in Mindanao, as the island has abundant biomass energy resource that can provide 70 megawatts in additional power generation capacity.

Posted: April 12th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »



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