Biomass Energy

ABOITIZ POWER Corp. (AboitizPower) said its unit Aseagas Corp.’s 8.8-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant in Lian, Batangas will remain shuttered, as the company assesses its options.

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MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy (DOE) is reviewing whether it should extend its policy on feed-in tariff (FIT) incentives after hydropower developers appealed to add another three years to the incentive scheme.

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THE Board of Investments (BOI) has approved four renewable energy (RE) projects totaling P35.4 billion.

Continue reading BOI okays P35.4-B biomass, wind projects

A view of Universal Robina Corp.’s biomass plant whose 46-megawatt output will be equally distributed between its sugar mill in Negros province and the country’s national grid.

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

Bacolod City—The country’s largest sugar refinery is expected to finish the construction of its 64-megawatt biomass plant this year.

Continue reading Negros sugar refinery to have biomass plant

Bacolod City — Producing renewable energy (RE) from biomass can be considered as a new revenue stream for sugar milling companies in Negros Occidental.

Continue reading Biomass energy expansion eyed

The energy sources that are widely discussed as alternatives to fossil fuel are geothermal, solar, wind and wave energy. Hardly ever do biomass— farm and urban wastes of an organic character—and biogas figure in discussions regarding renewable energy (RE). Biomass is being treated as a poor relative of the other, more glamorous sources of renewable energy.

Continue reading Biomass, an untapped renewable energy source

Leading sugar firm Victorias Milling Corp. expects to switch on before the end of this year a P2-billion 40-megawatt biomass power generation plant that will cover the electricity requirements of the sugar conglomerate and sell the excess to the national grid.

Continue reading VMC eyes commissioning of P2-B biomass-fired power plant in ’17

THE Board of Investments (BOI) said on Friday it has approved the application of Isabela La Suerte Rice Mill Corp., as a renewable energy (RE) developer of biomass energy resources, to construct and operate a 5-megawatt biomass power plant in Isabela for P410 million.

Continue reading BOI approves 5MW biomass power plant in Isabela

SEVEN BIOMASS power plants are scheduled for commissioning or completion this year, keeping them in the running for the reduced feed-in-tariff (FiT) rate of around P6.60 for each kilowatt-hour (kWh) they export to the electricity grid.

Continue reading Biomass plants rated at over 37MW could qualify for FiT

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