Coal plants’ share in 2017 energy mix expands to over 35%

THE Philippines ended 2017 with a total installed capacity of 22,728 megawatts (MW), of which coal has remained the dominant energy source with a share of 35.4%, latest data from the Department of Energy (DoE) show. Coal-fired power plants had a total installed capacity of 8,049 MW. Renewable energy (RE) sources followed closely at 7,079 … Continue reading Coal plants’ share in 2017 energy mix expands to over 35%