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Ilocos Norte exec moves to prevent tree ‘massacre’


An official of Ilocos Norte province has moved to stop the cutting of more than 1,200 trees to give way to a solar energy plant in Currimao town.

Posted: November 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Protest greets launch of another wind project


A protest action staged by a group of residents here marred the inauguration on Wednesday of the 81-megawatt Pagudpud wind farm that is operated by the North Luzon Renewable
Energy Corp. (NLREC).

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

4.7 quake hits off Ilocos Norte

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A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck off Ilocos Norte at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said.

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Firm in Ilocos shows clean energy doable

THE WINDMILLS in the wind farm of the Energy Development Corp. (EDC) in Burgos, Ilocos Norte, that is now generating up to 150 megawatts of clean electricity CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Renewable energy firms have scaled up their investments—from small hydropower projects in the upland Cordillera region to wind-farm projects in the coastlines of the Ilocos region—in order to fill an impending energy deficiency projected by the government, a green energy firm said on Saturday.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

4-magnitude quake jolts Ilocos Norte

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A 4.0 magnitude quake hit Ilocos Norte on Sunday evening but no aftershocks were expected, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »