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Biomass firm eyes FiT incentives for 3 projects

NEGROS ISLAND Biomass Holdings, Inc. has lined up three biomass projects on Negros island for inclusion in the government’s feed-in-tariff (FiT) program as the company aims for completion dates no later than end-2019, the extended deadline for developers to avail of the guaranteed rate for the energy they produce for 20 years.

How reliant is the Philippines on renewable energy?

By Christine Joyce S. Castañeda, Senior Researcher Renewable energy resources — which include geothermal, hydropower, biomass, solar and wind — accounted for 25% of the...

Poyry wins 25-MW biomass construction job in Philippines

North Negros Biopower Inc. (NNBP) has tapped Helsinki-based consulting and engineering company Poyry to design and build a 25 megawatt biomass power plant in...

Energizing a nation

Electricity consumption in the Philippines continues to grow every year, and in 2017, it reached a new peak of 94,370 gigawatt hours (GWh), latest...

Biomass, river hydroelectric developers may get two years to qualify for...

DEVELOPERS of stalled biomass and run-of-river power generation plants have around two years to finish their projects to qualify for the feed-in-tariff (FiT) that...

BOI okays P35.4-B biomass, wind projects

THE Board of Investments (BOI) has approved four renewable energy (RE) projects totaling P35.4 billion. In a statement, BOI said that it has approved a...

Board backs FiT extension for biomass, river hydroelectric

DEVELOPERS of biomass and run-of-river hydroelectric power plants have secured the endorsement of the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) to qualify for the guaranteed...

Biomass, run-of-river to be recommended for FiT extension

THE National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) is finalizing its recommendation to the Energy department to extend the feed-in-tariff (FiT) system for biomass and run-of-river...

Private firm proposes biomass power plant in Bohol

CIMON BAGO Bio-Power Plant, Inc. (Philippines) is proposing to build a biomass plant that could supply 100 megawatts (MW) to the island province of...