The cost of putting up a solar farm dramatically went down from $2.5 million per megawatt (MW) to $1 and now technology with batteries would make the solar cheaper than coal, a renewable energy advocate said.
(The Philippine Star) | Updated March 23, 2017 - 12:00am
“(The MOA) with NEA of China, we’re signing includes development cooperation, technical cooperation, support and all others including nuclear review,” Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said. File photo
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Energy (DOE) is signing a deal with China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) this week to firm up collaboration in strengthening the Philippine power industry, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said.
Spanish company Gas Natural Fenosa has joined the list of foreign and local companies that are interested in teaming up with state-owned Philippine National Oil Co. for the liquefied natural gas integrated facility in Batangas.
The privatization of the decommissioned 850-megawatt Sucat Thermal Power Plant in Muntinlupa City drew the interest of six bidders, Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. said Wednesday.
The decision to lift the moratorium will be based on guidance from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said. Senate PRIB/Joseph Vidal, File
MANILA, Philippines - Even with warming relations with China, oil and gas exploration projects in the disputed waters still remain on hold as far as the Department of Energy (DOE) is concerned.
In Photo: The SM North Edsa solar car park not only generates power for the mall, it also generates P2 million in savings per month.
SOLAR Philippines said on Tuesday Solar-plus-Storage technology is now cheaper than power sourced from coal.
THE Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded 755 renewable energy (RE) contracts, with a total potential generating capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts (MW), as of end-December last year.
Cabucgayan, Biliran – The mayor of this town foresees that the electricity rate will go down and the economic conditions of this municipality will improve after the geothermal power plant in this province will be operational later this year.
Semirara Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC) said its royalty payments turned over to the Department of Energy surged by 47 percent to P2.65 billion in 2016 from P1.8 billion in 2015.
Relatively pioneering player Solar Philippines opts to test its business case overseas with planned offshore solar farm developments starting this 2017.