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COAL-FIRED POWER is expected to account for 59% of the country’s generation mix by 2029 after production at the Philippines’ sole gas field winds down, according to Fitch Solutions Country Risk & Industry Research.
COMPANIES that are looking forward to a guaranteed rate for power generated from ocean energy resources will have to wait longer as the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) denied the feed-in tariff (FiT) proposed by the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB).
ENERGY DEPARTMENT Spokesman Felix William B. Fuentebella said the agency is looking into adding more renewable energy (RE), nuclear, and hydrogen-based power in preparation for any possible supply crunch in conventional fuels.
THE biomass industry is seeking a larger allocation of renewable-energy capacity eligible for subsidized feed-in tariff (FiT) rates, to broaden participation in the biomass and hydro power segments, a developer said.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on Tuesday ordered Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to return P1.4 billion to its customers for over-collecting some charges in their monthly electricity bill.
THE DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) said it granted another deadline extension for feed-in tariff (FiT) applications by developers of run-of-river (RoR) hydropower projects, adding that it will receive applications until the 250-megawatt (MW) installation target is filled.
THE Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) issued an invitation to bidders Tuesday for the second auction round of a property in Mexico, Pampanga, but did not announce a floor price.
THE LOCAL bourse on Monday suspended the trading of securities of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), which earlier announced its unit Meralco PowerGen Corp.’s (MGen) intention to acquire 100% ownership of Global Business Power Corp. (GBP) as the distribution utility has yet to submit the requirements for the substantial acquisition.
DENNIS A. UY-LED Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. has closed the year with a P4.25-billion refinancing program, which included the settlement of P3 billion in short-term commercial papers (STCP) and the redemption of its P1.25-billion preferred shares this month, the company said on Monday.
THE ERC (Energy Regulatory Commission) said it lowered the threshold for participating in the retail competition and open access (RCOA) scheme to users with average monthly peak demand of between 500 kW (kilowatts) and 749 kW in the past year.
THE Manila Bay cleanup was not delayed by the public health emergency, with various activities carried out this year, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said Monday.
THE CLOSED fishing season declared over the Visayan Sea and the Zamboanga Peninsula will be more adequately enforced once the rules on sardine management and vessel monitoring are implemented, environmental non-government organization (NGO) Oceana said.
PHILIPPINE shares are expected to trade sideways this trading week as investors book profits while waiting for updates on the new strain of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which hit the United Kingdom (UK) earlier this week.
DEPARTMENT of Energy (DoE) Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said demand for oil products will be higher in 2021 as the transportation sector continues to open and as the economy recovers.
A SUBSIDIARY of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) will fully own one of the leading power producers outside Luzon after the latter's two biggest stakeholders signed a deal to transfer their respective holdings for around P34.47 billion.
AYALA-led AC Energy Philippines, Inc. has subscribed to the shares of Buendia Christiana Holdings, Corp. (BCHC) worth P350 million, which the subsidiary will use to acquire potential project sites.
CROP damage from tropical storm Krovanh, known in the Philippines as Vicky, was estimated at P129.76 million as of early Wednesday, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Wednesday that it started construction on a P40-million vegetable processing and packaging facility in La Trinidad, Benguet, which is intended to reduce waste from unsold crops.
LISTED company Phinma Corp. has sold its stake in a solar energy unit for around P218.35 million to a subsidiary as it rationalizes the ownership structure of its construction materials business.
THE Department of Energy (DoE) respects Petron Corp.’s move to shut down its oil refinery in Limay, Bataan as it is a business decision on the firm’s part, the agency’s top official said on Monday.
THE corporate social responsibility arm and hydropower systems unit of the Aboitiz group announced that they would be rolling out a P450,000-livelihood recovery program in parts of Mindanao to help communities affected by the global health emergency.
THE share of renewables in the Philippines’ energy mix has declined to just under 21% from nearly 34% since the Renewable Energy (RE) Act of 2008 was passed, posing a threat to power self-sufficiency because much of the non-renewable fuel requirement is imported, the head of the government’s renewables regulator said Friday.
DENNIS A. UY-LED Phoenix Petroleum has requested on Monday for the voluntary suspension of the trading of its third tranche series A (PNX3A) preferred shares, as the firm addresses concerns and questions on their settlement.
A UNIT of First Gen Corp. has selected three foreign firms to advance to the next round of the tender process for the charter of a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), the Lopez-led company said in a regulatory filing on Monday.
AGRI dep’t crop damage estimates from Typhoon “Vicky” reach P5.37 million in Southern Mindanao.
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) will hold a virtual hearing next year to assess the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines’ (NGCP) request to collect Force Majeure (FM) Pass-Through charges to compensate it for damage caused by typhoons and earthquakes last year.
ANY FULL accounting of the affordability of nuclear power must include the costs to be incurred in storing nuclear waste and decommissioning power plants, according to an expert from the University of the Philippines (UP).
THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has set new regulations for the allowable planned and unplanned outages of coal, gas, diesel, renewables, oil-fired thermal and...
PHILIPPINE SHARES ended lower on Friday as investors chose to pocket their gains as the trading year winds down. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index...
AYALA-led AC Energy Philippines, Inc. (ACEN) has approved a total of P10.81 billion in funding for a solar energy project and a wind farm, the firm told the local bourse on Thursday.
THE Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has extended the timeline for the use of the proceeds for its stock rights offer (SRO) to Dec. 31, 2023, the local bourse said on Thursday.
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted property firms more time to implement an accounting standard governing the treatment of borrowing costs, citing the need to provide relief to the industry during the financial crisis.
CONSTRUCTION of the P740-billion airport project in Bulacan is set to begin in the first quarter of 2021, San Miguel Corp. (SMC) said on Tuesday, with land development work to be undertaken by a Dutch company.
ABOITIZ POWER Corp. is looking to raise P30 billion by issuing retail bonds, which it plans to sell in tranches depending on market conditions, the energy company told the stock exchange on Tuesday.
THE PHILIPPINES was ranked towards the lower half of a 90-country study on digital infrastructure quality, according to a study conducted by Tufts University in Massachusetts and Mastercard, Inc.
THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said Tuesday that it is soliciting nominations from the private sector for individuals to serve on the Microfinance NGO Regulatory Council (MNRC), following a recent vacancy due to resignation.