News Briefs: February 15, 2017

Feb 15, 2017 - 9:09 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Wednesday February 15

Luzon spared from power outages due to Malampaya glitches

Jun 18, 2015 - 8:43 PM

Power reserves on Thursday June 18 are well above the ideal buffer but gas restrictions are still affecting power plants the energy department says

Labor dep't averts strikes in Cebu-based power firm

May 05, 2015 - 8:24 PM

A boycott by workers of Korea Electric Power Corporation Salcon Power Corporation could have debilitating effects on the Central Visayas economy

Regulatory body pushed to study Bataan Nuclear Power Plant revival

Apr 20, 2015 - 4:10 PM

The body will also address the safety concerns raised by various sectors against reviving the power facility the energy chief says

Korean electric firm eyes another coal-fired plant in Cebu

Mar 16, 2015 - 1:31 PM

The Korea Electric Power Corporation says the second coal power plant to be put up in the province is already in its feasibility stage

PSALM approves rehab of Malaya plant

Aug 20, 2014 - 8:43 AM

The rehabilitation of the Malaya Unit 1 will help plug the anticipated power supply deficiency next year

Another Malampaya shutdown slated in March 2015

Jul 07, 2014 - 10:20 PM

The energy department may ask for suspension of the Biofuels Act of 2006 to mitigate effects on possible power supply shortage due to the shutdown

HIGHER ELECTRICITY BILL? It remains to be seen if the scheduled Malampaya shutdown in March 2015 will result in higher electricity bills for Meralco customers. File photo by AFP/Jay Directo

Decision over Bataan nuclear plant's fate not happening in 2014

Jun 23, 2014 - 5:31 PM

The energy czar says it will be President Aquino who will decide whether to revive the mothballed power plant or not


Beyond CSR: 10 eco-friendliest companies

Feb 21, 2014 - 7:30 PM

The award is given by the DENR to companies that make environmental protection an integral part of their operations

SEAL OF APPROVAL. The DENR awards 10 companies with a seal of approval for their environmental initiatives. Background from DENR website

INFOGRAPHIC: Top power players in the Philippines

Jan 16, 2013 - 4:41 PM

San Miguel leads the biggest privately controlled power producers in the country