DOE Ener.GIST (Collection of Energy News from National Newspapers)

EDC inks deal to supply clean energy

Category: Geothermal Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/12/2018
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THE Energy Development Corp. (EDC) has signed a two-year agreement to supply Citizen Machinery Philippines, Inc. with geothermal energy for the latter’s facilities in Tanauan City, Batangas province.

 

Under the deal, which shall commence on December 26, EDC shall provide Citizen Machinery Philippines with 2.5 megawatts (MW) of electricity from the company’s BacMan geothermal... Read more

DOST revives plan to activate BNPP

Category: Nuclear and Mineral Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/11/2018
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The Department of Science and Technology and its attached agency―the mothballed Philippine Nuclear Research Institute―want the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant commissioned because of a looming depletion of gas from the Malampaya gas field in Palawan.

 

BACK ONLINE? A general view shows the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant as pictured on Sept. 16, 2016. At the time, a technical tour of... Read more

BoI approves Seaoil’s P287-m Davao depot

Category: Economy, Petroleum Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/11/2018
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The Board of Investments approved the registration of Seaoil Philippines’ 4 Storage-Tank Oil Depot in Davao del Sur with a combined capacity of 36.9 million liters to contain both gasoline and diesel fuels.

“This combined capacity is actually more than enough to accommodate the average daily requirement of 73 million liters of fuel nationwide. The additional storage capacity of fuel may... Read more

DOST revives plan to activate BNPP

Category: Electric Power Industry, Nuclear and Mineral Resources
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/11/2018
Total views: 20

The Department of Science and Technology and its attached agency―the mothballed Philippine Nuclear Research Institute―want the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant commissioned because of a looming depletion of gas from the Malampaya gas field in Palawan.

 

BACK ONLINE? A general view shows the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant as pictured on Sept. 16, 2016. At the time, a technical tour of... Read more

EDC bags 2.50-MW power supply deal

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy, Renewable Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/12/2018
Total views: 26

MANILA, Philippines — Lopez-led Energy Development Corp. (EDC) has signed a two-year contract to power the manufacturing operations of Citizen Machinery Philippines Inc.(CMP) in Tanuan, Batangas.

 

In a statement, the company said the contract for 2.5 megawatts (MW) of geothermal power will commence on Dec. 26, to be sourced from EDC’s BacMan Geothermal Project.

 

“... Read more

Shell confirms interest in buying crude from Cebu oilfield

Category: Electric Power Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/11/2018
Total views: 20

Oil refiner Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp. confirmed its interest to buy crude oil from the Alegria oil and gas onshore discovery in Cebu for use in its Batangas refinery, a top executive said.

 

“We are always evaluating whatever may be feasible. What is tricky is if it is compatible to our refinery and is the pricing sufficient for us to make margins but we are open minded,”... Read more

Pilipinas Shell could buy crude from Alegria field

Category: Downstream Oil Industry, Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/12/2018
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PILIPINAS Shell Petroleum Corp. has showed interest to purchase crude from the Alegria oil and gas field in Alegria town, Cebu province, provided its output suits the firm’s refinery.

 

In a press chat, Pilipinas Shell President and Chief Executive Officer Cesar Romero said it would only buy as long as “it is economically feasible in terms of compatibility.”

“The type of... Read more

House OKs franchise for ‘Solar Para sa Bayan’

Category: Economy, Solar Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/11/2018
Total views: 34

Lawmakers on Monday approved on third reading a bill granting a 25-year franchise to the Solar Para sa Bayan Corp. sought by founder Leandro Leviste, son of Sen. Loren Legarda.

 

With 198 affirmative votes, seven negative votes and one abstention, lawmakers approved House Bill 8179 granting Solar Para sa Bayan a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain... Read more

Higher generation charges push up power rates for December

Category: Economy, Electric Power Industry
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/11/2018
Total views: 27

POWER rates will go up this month by P0.0902 per kilowatt-hour, resulting in an upward adjustment of around P18 in the total bill of a typical household consuming 200 kWh.

 

The Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) said on Monday that overall electricity rates slightly increased to P10.1803 per kWh this month from last month’s P10.0901 per kWh, mainly on account of higher generation... Read more

Aboitiz unit’s floating solar energy system completed by Q1

Category: Solar Energy
Date Published (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/11/2018
Total views: 39

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat, Inc. expects to complete the construction of its pilot floating solar energy system on Magat dam in the first quarter of 2019 in time for the onset of the rainy season to test the project’s ability to withstand rough weather.

 

The success of the project would decide whether the company, which is a partnership between Aboitiz Power Corp. and SN Power of... Read more

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