A 150 MEGAWATT coal-fired power plant will soon supply cheaper power to Negros Occidental. In an interview last Tuesday, North Negros Energy Power Corporation president Ceasar Ibanez Lao-as said that the company is set to invest P14 billion or $130 million for the project that’s targeted for completion by 2016. “The plant is located in [...]
Evidence that North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor is a fresh slap in the face for international efforts to encourage or coerce Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear weapons program, analysts say.
Taiwanese lawmakers have exchanged punches and thrown water at each other ahead of an expected vote authorizing a referendum on whether to go ahead with the construction of a fourth power plant.
A South Korean power company is eyeing to build a $22-million (P895.84 million) biomass power plant in Iloilo that is expected to boost the supply of energy on Panay Island.
By Robert Gonzaga
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT – Despite widespread protests and an almost unanimous rejection by Subic stakeholders, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is set to ratify tomorrow (Friday) a lease development agreement (LDA) with RP Energy Inc., the consortium of energy companies which plans to operate a 600-megawatt coal-fired power plant here. Environment groups expressed outrage [...]
By Gillian Wong
China is ready to approve new nuclear power plants as part of ambitious plans to reduce reliance on oil and coal, ending a moratorium it imposed because of Japan’s Fukushima disaster last year.
PRIVATE firms are partnering with the city governments of Cebu and Lapu-Lapu cities to convert waste to energy.
The Department of Energy (DOE) is now requiring renewable energy plants to develop their own disaster preparedness plans in light of extreme weather and other potential hazards they may identify in their operations.
Despite yesterday’s turnover, a Naga City power plant will be operated by a private firm until the government finds a suitable buyer.
THE Department of Energy (DOE) in the Visayas is considering the putting up of a natural gas power plant in southwestern part of Cebu as part of their program to develop more local power sources.
The Energy Development Corp. is replacing the 40-megawatt Northern Negros Geothermal Power Plant in Bago City with a smaller unit.
By Patricia Andrea Pateña
An American firm is proposing to build a $450-million power plant in Cebu using plasma technology that would convert municipal and industrial waste into electricity.
Not everyone is happy about the presence of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III in today’s inauguration of the 200-megawatt coal plant in barangay Colon, Naga City. Ecology groups who have been fighting an uphill legal battle to stop the operation of the coal plant operated by Korean Electric Power Corp.-Salcon Power Corp. (Kepco-SPC), said the [...]