NIA ventures into floating solar power

The National Irrigation Administration has opened its doors for floating solar power in its dams and reservoirs as it aims to increase power production and save agricultural lands......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJun 13th, 2018

Laguna de Bay hosts solar power tests

SAN PEDRO CITY --- The government is testing the viability of harvesting solar energy through panels floating on Laguna de Bay, another potential use of the massive water body for renewable energy. So far, at least two sites in the 90,000-hectare Laguna de Bay have been identified for the tests that would run for a year. Power for offices Renewable energy firm Winnergy Holdings Corp. has commissioned a 10-kilowattpeak solar farm in Baras town, Rizal province, on Sept. 27 generating power for the town's Kasarinlan Park at night. Another power company, Vena Energy, was expected to commission a solar test bed in Los Baos, Laguna, after signing a memorandum of understanding w...Keep on reading: Laguna de Bay hosts solar power tests.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

SN Aboitiz pilot tests floating solar panels

SN Aboitiz Power Group (SNAP), the joint venture of SN Power of Norway and Aboitiz Power Corp., is exploring the development of floating solar panels in the dam reservoirs it manages initially with a 200-kilowatt (kw) plant in Magat, company officials said......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

Floating solar power system eyed in Laguna de Bay

Solar Philippines Power Project Holdings is developing a pilot test of a floating photovoltaic (PV) system at the Laguna de Bay in an effort to address scarcity of available land for this renewable.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2018

Phinma Energy ventures into solar rooftop development

Phinma Energy Corp., the listed power unit of the Phinma Group, is delving deeper into the renewable energy sector as it ventures into solar rooftop development......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

AboitizPower ventures into solar rooftops

MANILA, Philippines – Aboitiz Power Corporation (AboitizPower) announced it is entering the solar rooftop business through a new unit called AboitizPower Distributed Energy Incorporated (APX). In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Monday, April 2, AboitizPower said it will expand its solar energy portfolio under its Cleanergy ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

AC Energy bares two solar power plants in Vietnam

AC Energy bares two solar power plants in Vietnam.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated News19 hr. 55 min. ago

Solar power: No justification for nationwide franchise

Solar power: No justification for nationwide franchise.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018


There are many reasons why old-style electric cooperatives, the transmission company and mainstream power generators dislike the “minigrid” concept introduced by Solar Para sa Bayan......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 6th, 2018

Philippines’ 1st floating solar farm launched

WINNERGY Holdings Corp. commissioned last week a 10-kilowatt-peak (kWp) floating solar farm on Laguna Lake within Baras, Rizal province, the company said on Tuesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

House leader: Solar franchise will break monopoly in power sector

  Deputy House Speaker Arthur Yap on Wednesday defended his bill that would seek to grant a nonexclusive congressional franchise to a startup solar company that offers consumers a cheaper, cleaner and reliable source of electricity.   Breaking his silence, the Bohol lawmaker insisted that House Bill No. 8179 had provisions preventing Solar Para Sa Bayan Corp. (SPSB) from monopolizing the distribution of solar and other renewable energy sources.   SPSB wants a franchise to set up "distributable power technologies and minigrid systems."   As principal author, Yap reiterated that the measure was consistent with a 2005 Supreme Court decision decla...Keep on reading: House leader: Solar franchise will break monopoly in power sector.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

5 projects bag DoE endorsement

THE Department of Energy (DoE) has endorsed five projects located in Visayas and Mindanao regions for commercial operations. The DoE issued certificates of endorsement (CoE) to three solar projects, a biomass plant, and a diesel power facility. The power projects include three rooftop solar projects of Solar Pacific CitySun Corp. in Kabankalan, Negros Occidental, and [...] The post 5 projects bag DoE endorsement appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Solar Philippines’ 4,550-MW projects set for grid impact study

THE Department of Energy (DoE) has cleared 12 power development projects in August, including six under Solar Philippines Commercial Rooftop Projects, Inc., to conduct a study on their possible impact on the country’s power transmission grid. The post Solar Philippines’ 4,550-MW projects set for grid impact study appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 25th, 2018

Understanding key to embracing solar rooftops in Mindanao

Electricity consumers need to carefully evaluate their options and look for an experienced partner who can offer better solutions amid the slew of solar panels available in the market, Jose Rafael Mendoza, general manager of AboitizPower’s newly formed business unit, Aboitiz Power Distributed Energy Inc. (APX), said there are still many things to understand about rooftop solar technology in spite of its growing popularity......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

Rx for Global Competitiveness – How Solar Power Can Curb Normin’s Rising Power Rates

Solar power may now appear to be more expensive per kilowatt hour. However, when used properly, it is much cheaper than electricity from coal fired power plants and can be used to reduce rising electricity rates in Northern Mindanao. The Mindanao Coalition of Power Consumers (MCPC) and their allies have been advocating the construction of solar PV plants in Mindanao since 2011 but so far the power industry has failed to exploit this resource to curb the rising costs of electricity in the island......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

SN Aboitiz testing floating solar plant

SN Aboitiz testing floating solar plant.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

China s Floating Nuclear Power Plants Pose Risks in South China Sea

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Floating Chinese nuclear power plants stationed in the South China Sea would help Beijing fortify its claims in a decades-old maritime sovereignty dispute, but come with environmen.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

New Bohol eco-airport to be completed in October 2018, says DOTr

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation (DOTr) said the New Bohol (Panglao) Airport in the island of Panglao is on track for its inauguration in October this year.  The New Bohol Airport is set to become the country's first international eco-airport, with solar panels expected to power up 1/3 of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

AC Energy, Vietnam firm partner for biggest solar farm in SE Asia

The power unit of Ayala Corp. has signed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts and financing documents with the BIM Group of Vietnam for a solar power plant project in Vietnam......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2018

AC Energy signs deal to build solar power plants in Vietnam province

AC Energy, Inc. and its Vietnamese partner have signed an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract and a financing deal to develop of solar power plants in Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan province, its parent firm Ayala Corp. told the stock exchange on Monday. “We are excited to scale up our development initiatives in Vietnam. We expect […] The post AC Energy signs deal to build solar power plants in Vietnam province appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 13th, 2018

Solar power for PH homes sought

DETAINED Senator Leila de Lima wants all Filipino households to have their own mini-solar power system as a solution to the soaring electricity rates. De Lima filed Senate Bill (SB) No. 1904 seeking to promote the use of renewable energy providing incentives and credit facilities for households utilizing solar power….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 11th, 2018