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Sual residents oppose construction of coal-fired power plant

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

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 9th, 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

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

FPH chief hits banks for supporting coal plants

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor CEBU CITY — Local banks continue to extend loans to new coal-fired power plant projects despite the Philippines being directly hit by climate change, the chairman of Lopez-led First Philippine Holdings Corp. (FPH) said. Federico R. Lopez, who is also FPH chief executive officer, said banks are “tripping over each […] The post FPH chief hits banks for supporting coal plants appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

San Miguel acquires Masinloc power plant

A SUBSIDIARY of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) has acquired the 630-megawatt (MW) Masinloc coal-fired power plant in Zambales for $1.9 billion, the conglomerate announced yesterday, furthering its standing as possibly the country’s biggest energy producer. “We have not visited the plant. We don’t really know the condition of the plant,” Ramon S. Ang, San Miguel […] The post San Miguel acquires Masinloc power plant appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

MGen finalizes loan for Atimonan project

By Victor V. Saulon, Sub-Editor MERALCO POWERGEN Corp. (MGen), the power generation arm of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), has agreed with lenders on the terms of a P107.5-billion loan to fund about two-thirds of its 1,200-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon. “We’ve come to an agreement with the banks,” said Betty C. Siy-Yap, […] The post MGen finalizes loan for Atimonan project appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 27th, 2017

Coal ash, dust sweep into Iloilo village

ILOILO CITY --- When Supertyphoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan) struck four years ago, Maribel Locson's house was damaged, but this did not force her and her family to flee their community, the village of Nipa in Concepcion town, Iloilo province. But on Sunday evening, she took her three children aged 8 months to 13 to the municipal evacuation center at the town proper after coal ash and dust were blown by strong winds to their house from a coal-fired power plant in the village. They were among at least 20 families or 52 persons, including children, who left their houses around 8:45 p.m. and stayed overnight at the evacuation center. Itchy ash "We had difficulty brea...Keep on reading: Coal ash, dust sweep into Iloilo village.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2017

Climate justice activists slam coal financiers, call for divestment from ‘dirty, costly, deadly coal’

Climate justice activists held a concerted action at the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Ayala Triangle to protest the Ayala-controlled bank’s planned financing of a new coal-fired power plant in Atimonan, Quezon......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

Luzon grid to get additional capacity

MANILA, Philippines — The Luzon grid will get an additional capacity as the 420-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant expansion of the AboitizPower Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2017

DOE backs Semirara’s new 50-MW Antique coal-fired power plant

MANILA, Philippines -  The Department of Energy (DOE) and Semirara Mining and Power Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 16th, 2017