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DOE solar rooftop project readied


The Department of Energy (DOE) is firming up its solar rooftop program with at least three schools expected to host pilot installations.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Greenergy sells 60% stake in RE firm for P400M


Publicly listed Greenergy Holdings Inc. has sold its 60-percent stake in renewable energy developer Biomass Holdings Inc. for P400 million.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PH seen to be on track with RE program


The Philippines is on track to triple its renewable energy supply to at least 15,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity by 2030, officials said at a forum.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

WB hikes support for PH electric cooperatives


The World Bank is expanding support for electric cooperatives in the Philippines, particularly for those investing in renewable energy.

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

RE firm eyes $185-M biomass portfolio


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

LRI Cement School Workshop Area

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 »

Execs of US eco, energy firms coming

US Ambassador Harry Thomas Jr.: US trade mission can help address the growing energy and environmental needs of the Philippine economy

Representatives of 14 US energy and environmental companies will be coming to Manila this week, the largest American trade delegation to visit the country in years, according to the United States Embassy in Manila.

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

Basic Energy ramps up spending for projects


Listed oil and gas exploration and development firm Basic Energy is spending $2.5 million this year to develop its first two oil well ventures in Indonesia and prepare renewable energy projects in the Philippines, company president and CEO Oscar L. de Venecia Jr. told reporters.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Households allowed to sell ‘green’ electricity under new ERC scheme


A program seen to change the power industry landscape has been approved, allowing households to tap renewable energy (RE) sources like the sun and begin selling excess electricity to the grid, based on rules set by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).

Posted: July 7th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PH risks losing out on renewables—report


The lack of mobilization of stakeholders, long renewable energy permit application processes and the lack of technical infrastructure are some of the issues the government has to address if it wants to meet the country’s renewable energy goals, a report released recently said.

Posted: July 1st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

More wind, solar projects eyed


The government is considering approving new wind and solar power projects that will boost renewable energy (RE) development and curb the country’s reliance on imported oil, according to the Department of Energy.

Posted: June 17th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Power firm all set to operate Sorsogon hydropower facility

Renewable energy developer Sunwest Water and Electric Co. (Suweco) hopes to operate the 600 kilowatt (KW) mini-hydropower plant in Sorsogon within the year.

Posted: June 16th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »



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