Sual residents oppose construction of coal-fired power plant

Sual residents oppose construction of coal-fired power plant.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 9th, 2018

Atimonan folk, environment advocates storm coal firm’s office

Residents from Atimonan, power consumers, together with the Power for People Coalition stormed the Atimonan One Energy (A1E) Head Office to condemn the ongoing illegal construction of Atimonan One Energy Coal Plant in Quezon.   "We continue to stand against the destruction of our province, with the construction of this project which not only threatens to harm the beauty of our province, but the welfare of its citizens," said Monsignor Noel Villareal of Our Lady of Angels Parish in Atimonan, Quezon.   "We are protesting the continued construction of the coal-fired power plant's facilities despite its Power Supply Agreement (PSA) still being pending and its Environmen...Keep on reading: Atimonan folk, environment advocates storm coal firm’s office.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 5th, 2018

‘Green’ groups oppose La Union coal-fed plant

LOCAL groups in the province of La Union have expressed opposition to a proposal to put up a 670-megawatt coal-fired power plant in the town of Luna. Global Luzon Energy Development Corp. said its coal-fired plant would be operational by 2020. The Koalisyon Isalbar Ti Pintas Ti La Union or Coalition to Save the Beauty… link: ‘Green’ groups oppose La Union coal-fed plant.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

Pangasinan town opposes coal-fired plant

Officials of Labrador town expressed their opposition to the construction of the P47-Billion, 1000 MW plant in Barangay Baquioen, Sual. On April 23, the sangguniang bayan unanimously adopted Resolution No. 025-2018 and was immediately approved by Mayor Dominador Arenas the following day......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2018

Delays not hampering completion of 455-MW Quezon coal-fired plant

San Buenaventura Power Ltd. Co. has encountered some delays in the construction of the 455-megawatt (MW) supercritical coal-fired power plant in Mauban, Quezon......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Groups deny benefits from coal plants

BAGUIO CITY — Environmental groups in Ilocos rebuked the claims of economic benefits by coal-fired power plant proponents. The Ilocos Network for the Environment (Defend Ilocos) and Save Sual Movement (SSM), in a separate statement, argued that health and environmental cost out weights the promise of jobs and royalties from the coal-fired plants......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMar 27th, 2018

Firm denies poisoning at Concepcion plant

PALM Concepcion Power Corp (PCPC) denied the alleged explosion or poisoning at its coal-fired power plant in Concepcion, Iloilo last Oct. 29, 2017. According to a radio report, several residents near the area complained of alleged chest pain due to the ash coming from the power plant. In a press statement, Ma. Cristina Cabalhin, PCPC […] The post Firm denies poisoning at Concepcion plant appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 3rd, 2017

Alcantara Group to build P15.3B coal plant in Zambo

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 Aug) – Mindanao-based Alcantara Group of Companies will pour in some P15.3 billion for the construction of a 105-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Talisayan, Zamboanga City in 2020. Alcantara Group president Nicasio I. Alcantara told reporters Friday that this would be the firm’s third coal project in Mindanao but under [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 25th, 2017

Phinma Energy Corporation told: Don’t just defer, cancel the project!

The Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) lauds the decision of Phinma Energy Corporation to defer their planned 900 MW coal-fired power plant in Sual, Pangasinan......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsMar 17th, 2017

Firm begins construction of coal-fired power plant in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/17 February)&'' The civil works have formally started for the second section of Sarangani Energy Corporation’s (SEC) US$ 570 million coal-fired power plant in Maasim town in Sarangani Province. Engineering firm JGC Philippines, Inc. (JPhil), which was contracted by SEC to build the second 105-megawatt (MW) component of the 210-MW power plant, [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2017

Sual plant goes online Monday

DAGUPAN CITY, Philippines – The Sual coal-fired power plant in Pangasinan, which tripped on Monday, is expected to go online early next week, an official sai.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2017

Cusi defends CEPNS given to Atimonan coal power plant

THE Department of Energy (DoE) has defended its move to certify the 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon as nationally significant, saying the long-delayed project is needed to meet a critical point in the coming years when power supply will be deficient and critical......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 3rd, 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

GNPK seeks ERC approval to connect Mindanao power plant to national grid

GNPower Kauswagan Ltd. Co. (GNPK) has stepped up the development of one of Mindanao’s biggest power plants and has sought regulatory approval to build a point-to-point transmission line from the facility to the national grid. In its application with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), GNPC said it was building a clean pulverized coal-fired power generation […].....»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

Proposed coal-fired power plant, coal mine project shelved!

THE CLIMATE REALITY Project Philippines has commended Ozamiz City and South Cotabato province in Mindanao for leading the way towards […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

AboitizPower sets P62-B capex for 2018

Aboitiz Power Corp. has earmarked P62 billion for capital expenditures this year as it sees the commissioning of more than 500 megawatts of generating capacity in coal-fired and hydro power assets. In a briefing, AboitizPower president and chief operating officer Antonio R. Moraza said this was the bulk of the P77-billion capex that parent firm Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV) had set for 2018. Moraza said more than half of the P62 billion was set aside for subsidiary Therma Power's super-critical coal fired power plant in Dinginin, Bataan. GNPower Dinginin Ltd. Co., a joint venture with the Ayala group's AC Energy as well as the Greece-based Power Partner group, is building a 668-...Keep on reading: AboitizPower sets P62-B capex for 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 21st, 2018

Project seeks to use 100% fly ash to make cement

By Carmencita A. Carillo Correspondent DAVAO CITY — The development and commercial production of concrete made entirely from fly ash, a residue of coal-fired power plants, is being eyed within the next five years. “We have a booming construction industry and one of the most widely used materials in the industry is concrete with Portland […] The post Project seeks to use 100% fly ash to make cement appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Semirara Calaca power plant resumes operations

SEMIRARA Mining and Power Corp. (SMPC) said on Monday that the first 300-megawatt (MW) unit of its two-unit coal-fired thermal power plant in Calaca, Batangas has resumed operations. This came more than a week after the Consunjis’ coal mining and power company told the stock exchange of the unit’s unplanned outage. The facility is operated […] The post Semirara Calaca power plant resumes operations appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 19th, 2018

Calaca power plants on repairs shutdown

Certain power plants in Calaca, Batangas are implementing maintenance shutdown this month, the Semirara Mining and Power Corp. said on Friday. Unit 1 of the 150-megawatt (MW) Coal-Fired (Circulating Fluidized Bed) Thermal Power Plant, operated by Semirara Mining unit Southwest Luzon Power Generation Corp. (SLPGC), has been on unplanned outage since Tuesday over observed abnormal… link: Calaca power plants on repairs shutdown.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

Coal-fired power plant

The coal-fired power plant in Barangays Libertad and Tacub in Kauswagan town, Lanao del Norte was targeted to become operational late last year with a capacity of 540 megawatts. It is run by GNPower Kauswagan, which is controlled by AC Energy, a fully-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corp., the Philippine Investment Alliance for Infrastructure Fund and […] The post Coal-fired power plant appeared first on MindaNews......»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

SMC Global’s acquisition of Masinloc power plant gets go-signal from PCC

THE Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has approved a San Miguel Corp. (SMC) subsidiary’s acquisition of the 630-megawatt (MW) Masinloc coal-fired power plant in Zambales. In its decision dated Feb. 23, 2018, the antitrust watchdog said the acquisition of the power plant by SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. does not result in a substantial lessening of […] The post SMC Global’s acquisition of Masinloc power plant gets go-signal from PCC appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018