Russia's Berezovskaya power plant's new 800 MW power unit launched

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia's Berezovskaya power plant's new 800 MW power unit launched 

KRASNOYARSK, Dec. 1 — E.ON Russia launched power unit 3 for 800 MW at the Berezovskaya thermal power plant in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, TASS reports from the official launch ceremony held Tuesday.

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DOE backs 1,590 MW of RE projects

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOE backs 1,590 MW of RE projects 

MANILA, Oct. 22 – The Energy Department backed 1,590 megawatts (MWs) of renewable energy projects as of Sept. 30.

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Trans-Asia putting up 320-MW hydro projects in Pililia, Rizal and Isabela

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Trans-Asia putting up 320-MW hydro projects in Pililia, Rizal and Isabela 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp. is developing two hydro projects with a total installed capacity of 320 megawatts (MW), according to Trans-Asia President Francisco Viray.

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Central Visayas needs 800 MW of power by 2020

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Central Visayas needs 800 MW of power by 2020 

CEBU CITY, March 26 — Central Visayas must raise an additional 800 megawatts of power if it wants to have enough supply by 2020.

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(UPDATE)No restoration timeline yet for Mariveles Coal Plant U1

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on (UPDATE)No restoration timeline yet for Mariveles Coal Plant U1 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, March 17 (PNA) – The first unit of the Mariveles Coal Power Plant, which has an installed capacity of 325.8 megawatts (MW), has no restoration timeline yet after it tripped and brought brownouts to some of the Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco’s) customers on Tuesday.

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Mariveles Coal Plant U1 trips, brings brownout to part of Meralco’s franchise area

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mariveles Coal Plant U1 trips, brings brownout to part of Meralco’s franchise area 

By Luzel L. Danganan

MANILA, March 17 (PNA) – The first unit of the Mariveles Coal Power Plant, which has an installed capacity of 325.8 megawatts (MW), has tripped and brought power interruption to some of the Manila Electric Company’s (Meralco’s) franchise area on Tuesday.

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Batangas to have sufficient power supply with future 50-MW solar farm

March 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Batangas to have sufficient power supply with future 50-MW solar farm 

MANILA, March 17 — Batangas will have sufficient power supply in the near future, with Solar Philippines' groundbreaking ceremony of a 50-Megawatt (MW) solar farm in Calatagan Tuesday.

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Luzon grid stable for entire week, says Petilla

September 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on Luzon grid stable for entire week, says Petilla 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Sept. 9 (PNA) — After the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) issued a red alert status on Tuesday, the Luzon grid is expected to be stable for the week, said Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Jericho Petilla.

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EDC unit inks long-term power supply deal with Capiz coop

September 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on EDC unit inks long-term power supply deal with Capiz coop 

MANILA, Sept. 8 — Green Core Geothermal Inc. (GCGI), a subsidiary of geothermal leader Energy Development Corporation (EDC), and the Capiz Electric Cooperative Inc. (CAPELCO) signed an amendment to their Power Supply Agreement (PSA) extending the existing contract until December 2040.

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NGCP issues red alert for Tuesday as 2 plants remain on forced outages

September 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on NGCP issues red alert for Tuesday as 2 plants remain on forced outages 

By Juzel L. Danganan

MANILA, Sept. 8 (PNA) — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has issued a red alert for Tuesday, as reserves were estimated to fall as low as 193 Megawatts (MW), after two power plants were forced to remain on shutdown status.

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