Geothermal Energy

While it was recently been afflicted by tropical storm “Urduja,” the construction of the initial 10-megawatt capacity of the Biliran geothermal power project will be set on fast-track mode, according to project developer Biliran Geothermal, Inc.

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BILIRAN Geothermal, Inc. (BGI) has committed to hastening the construction of the geothermal power plant in the aftermath of the tropical storm that hit the island province in Eastern Visayas.

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The Philippines and New Zealand have decided to extend their cooperation on the development of the country’s geothermal resources, a move that was formalized on the sidelines of the 31st ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings being held now in the country.


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The governments of the Philippines and New Zealand renewed on Tuesday a cooperation on geothermal energy development.

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MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy (DOE) has granted Aragorn Power and Energy Corp. (APEC), the power unit of Sy-led APC Group Inc., a one-year contract extension for its $300-million geothermal project in Kalinga, Apayao.

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THE Department of Energy (DoE) has granted the one-year extension of Aragorn Power and Energy Corp.’s (APEC)geothermal renewable energy service contract (GRESC).

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Lopez-owned Energy Development Corporation (EDC) will earmark capital expenditures (capex) of P7.0 billion this year for the “rehabilitation shutdown” of two of its geothermal power facilities in the Visayas to raise their level of operational efficiencies.

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MANILA, Philippines – Energy Development Corporation (EDC), the renewable energy arm of the Lopez family's First Gen power unit, is adamant that efficiently-run geothermal energy is still commercially viable despite the lack of incentives on the horizon.

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MANILA, Philippines - Trans-Asia Petroleum Corp. is changing its corporate name to Phinma Petroleum and Geothermal Inc., signalling its entry into the geothermal exploration and production sector.

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TRANS-ASIA Petroleum Corp. is changing its name to Phinma Petroleum and Geothermal, Inc. to reflect the change in its primary purpose, which will include prospective projects in geothermal energy, its president said.

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