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New plant to boost supply of clean energy

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President Benigno S. Aquino III . FILE PHOTO BY RYAN LIM/MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU

The Philippine economy has been growing robustly in recent years mainly as a result of President Aquino’s transparency policies and the flood of cheap funds made available globally by the United States to revive its own economy.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Mindanao suffers massive blackout

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Millions of people were left without electricity in Mindanao on Thursday after a massive power breakdown, officials said, as repair crews worked to determine the cause of the outage.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t to use Malaya thermal plant to avert power shortage in summer

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The Malaya thermal power plant in Rizal. PHOTO FROM PILILLAONLINE.COM

The government is set to utilize the 600-megawatt Malaya thermal power plant in Rizal to help avert possible brownouts during summer when demand for electricity is usually higher.

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Power back in 87% of Eastern Visayas

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

With just a week before Christmas, energy officials are lighting up towns in typhoon-devastated Eastern Visayas, reconnecting electricity cooperatives and local power distributors to the grid. And their job is 87.6 percent done.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Brownouts to hit Nueva Ecija, Albay, Olongapo

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Energy Secretary Jericho L. Petilla. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

At least two provinces and a city in Luzon should brace for brownouts after the electric cooperatives serving them failed to pay billions of pesos in debt to power generation companies, including the state-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (Psalm).

Posted: February 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Veco lines to go underground

Imagine riding or walking down Osmeña Boulevard without seeing the ugly tangle of electric wires, telephone cables and posts on both sides.

Posted: September 18th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Blackouts in Zamboanga City could rise to 6 hrs/day: co-op

An electric cooperative in Mindanao warned that the brownouts in Zamboanga City could worsen to up to six hours a day should consumers continue to oppose its plan to buy more expensive electricity from one of the diesel-fired power barges owned by the Aboitiz-led Therma Marine Inc.

Posted: March 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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