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Rehabilitated power plant to reopen soon – Aquino

Benigno Aquino

A newly rehabilitated power plant is to come on stream soon to forestall an expected 400-megawatt power shortage in Luzon early next year, President Benigno Aquino III said here Tuesday.

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

Ilocos Norte townsfolk slam ‘intrusive’ transmission lines


Residents in Bangui town, Ilocos Norte province, are protesting the installation of transmission lines across their property from a wind farm, saying it was done without their consent.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Group urges Aquino to resist lobby for coal, nukes

GREEN energy advocates wish there were more plants like this one in San Jose City, Nueva Ecija province, that  is capable of generating electricity from machines that use rice husk as fuel. ANSELMO ROQUE/INQUIRER CENTRAL LUZON

A group that continues to oppose the use of nuclear power to generate electricity in the country called on the Aquino administration to resist a lobby in favor of coal or nuclear energy to solve what energy officials said is a looming crisis in power supply next year.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Hydropower project tied to Chico River pollution

DEBRIS allegedly from the site of a hydroelectric plant being built in 
Mt. Province has damaged tree lines and contaminated the Chico River. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Residents of a Mt. Province town have asked the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) to nullify a hydroelectric company’s environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for allegedly polluting the Chico River.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Are we in a power crisis? Lawmakers want to know from energy execs


The House of Representatives independent bloc said it would invite energy officials to the floor to grill them about the tight power supply in the country.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »