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Aboitiz unit seeks to put up 300-MW coal plant


Aboitiz Power Corp. is planning a 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Toledo City, Cebu, as part of a P190-billion investment plan that will increase the company’s attributable capacity by 50 percent to 3,500 MW in five years.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

DMCI power plants to rise in Masbate, Palawan, Mindoro


DMCI Power Corp., a subsidiary of the Consunji-led DMCI Holdings Inc., is eyeing to build three small coal-fired power facilities in Masbate, Palawan and Mindoro, which can generate a combined 75 megawatts.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Caterpillar, Altaaqa sign deal on power plants for hire

Caterpillar Inc. and Altaaqa Global, a new subsidiary of the Zahid Group, signed an international power projects (IPP) agreement to provide multi-megawatt temporary power solutions around the world, supported by partnerships within the worldwide Cat® dealer network.

Posted: April 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Meralco eyes power plants in Asean countries


Manila Electric Co., the Philippines’ biggest power distributor, is planning to build power plants in neighboring countries such as Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand as it moves to expand its power-generation business abroad.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Gokongwei plans more power, ethanol projects in Negros

John Gokongwei. INQUIRER file photo

Tycoon John Gokongwei Jr. has announced plans to put up power and ethanol plants on Negros Island.

Posted: February 18th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PNOC-EC seeks JV partners for 2 plants


PNOC Exploration Corp. is seeking joint-venture partners to speed up the construction of two critical coal-fired power plants that can add a combined 200 megawatts to the Luzon and Mindanao grids.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

San Miguel power unit to go public this year


Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. targets to push forward this year plans to list its power-generation unit and to start mobilizing resources to put up coal-fired power plants in Luzon and Mindanao.

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Meralco plans to build power generation plants in Mindanao


Manila Electric Co. plans to break into the Mindanao power generation industry via selective projects fueled by either coal or natural gas, aiming to build a southern Philippine portfolio with capacity of between 135 and 300 megawatts.

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PSALM preparing to bid out 5 power contracts


State-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. will start bidding out in 2014 contracts to manage five power facilities in Mindanao, which can generate a total of 440 megawatts of electricity.

Posted: November 12th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Meralco unit out to boost capacity in Luzon

Meralco PowerGen Corp., the power generation arm of Manila Electric Co., is looking to build power facilities that can generate 2,700 megawatts in additional capacity for the Luzon grid in five years’ time.

Posted: October 29th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

PNOC-EC eyes partnerships with Koreans for coal plants


At least six South Korean power firms, including giants like Korea Electric Power Corp., have separately expressed interest to partner with PNOC Exploration Corp. to put up two coal-fired power plants worth $400 million, or roughly P17 billion.

Posted: September 7th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

Consunji firm eyes 3 power plants in Palawan

The Consunji-led DMCI Power Corp. plans to put up three power-generation facilities in Palawan within the next several years to generate as much as 57 megawatts in additional capacity for the province.

Posted: July 18th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »



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