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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

DoE endorses solar bid of Total Power

DoE endorses solar bid of Total Power.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Dominguez pitches solar power plant in New Clark City | Inquirer Business

The head of the Duterte administrations economic team has sought possible assistance from an arm of the Washington-based World Bank Group for a solar power plant in the soon-to-rise New Clark City. Th.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019

AboitizPower putting up more solar rooftops

Aboitiz Power Corp. is in talks with at least eight customers for its recently formed subsidiary for solar rooftop development......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

Trina Solar mulls foray into minigrid business in PHL

TRINA Solar Energy Development Pte. Ltd. is looking at entering the minigrid business in the country and has tapped the services of lawyers to study the details of a regulation being drafted by government agencies covering the so-called “distributed power.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Aboitiz Equity Ventures expects 500 MW of new power capacity in 2019

Aboitiz Equity Ventures, the holding company of the Cebu-based conglomerate, expects over 500 megawatts of new attributable power capacity to come in next year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

AEV allots up to P60-billion capex for 2019

ABOITIZ EQUITY Ventures, Inc. (AEV) is looking to allocate up to P60 billion to fund the expansion of its power, food, banking, land, and infrastructure businesses in 2019......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 25th, 2018

Mindanao needs additional 300 MW annually starting 2022, says power firm official

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 17 December) – At least 300 megawatts (MW) of additional capacity must be added to the Mindanao grid annually starting 2022 to meet the growing demand for power on the back of several ongoing developments taking place in the island, an official of the Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) said on Monday. Milan, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

House OKs Legarda son s solar power franchise on 3rd reading

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives approved on 3rd and final reading a bill granting a 25-year franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan (SPSB) Corporation, which was founded by Senator Loren Legarda's son, Leandro Leviste. Lawmakers voted 198-7-1 in favor of House Bill (HB) 8179 on Monday, December ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 10th, 2018

House OKs Legarda son s nationwide power franchise in 4 months

MANILA, Philippines – Can a solar firm secure an unprecedented nationwide power franchise from Congress? Yes, if the owner's mother is a lawmaker, according to critics of Solar Para Sa Bayan (SPSB) Corporation  owned by Senator Loren Legarda's son, Leandro Leviste. Critics argued there was special treatment in the speedy passage of the son's ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 9th, 2018

Toyota invests P100 million for solar array project

Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. has invested P100 million for a one-megawatt solar array project to power manufacturing operations in its Laguna plant and generate energy cost savings......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

House OKs on 2nd reading bill granting franchise to solar power company

MANILA, Philippines – The  House of Representatives approved on 2nd reading a bill granting a 25-year franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan Corporation, which was founded by Senator Loren Legarda's son, Leandro Leviste. Lawmakers gave their nod to House Bill (HB) 8179 with a vote of ayes and nays ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Panglao’s ‘eco-airport’ opens tomorrow

Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade and other top government officials will be on hand when the New Bohol Airport on the island of Panglao formally opens tomorrow to become the country’s first international eco-airport. Dubbed the “Green Gateway to the World,” it will use natural ventilation and solar panels that would power up one third of […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 26th, 2018

Floating solar facility to be put up in Laguna Lake

Local solar developer Sun-Asia Energy has teamed up with French company Ciel & Terre to install a floating solar facility in Laguna Lake, the biggest fresh water resource in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 15th, 2018

Lawmakers oppose granting franchise to solar power company of Legarda s son

MANILA, Philippines – Two lawmakers opposed the bill seeking to grant a 25-year legislative franchise to Solar Para sa Bayan Corporation , which was founded by Senator Loren Legarda's son, Leandro Leviste.  Nueva Ecija 3rd District Representative Rosanna Vergara and Buhay Representative Lito Atienza opposed House Bill (HB) No. 8179, which was sponsored ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2018

DoE, EU power off-grid households

The Department of Energy (DoE), with the support of the European Union (EU), is pursuing an energy program for off-grid communities that would benefit close to 100,000 households, especially in the Bangsamoro region. EU Head of Development Cooperation Enrico Strampelli and Energy Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella, led the switch-on ceremony of the solar power for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018