biomass - updates

Rappler's latest stories on biomass


The weight of all life on Earth

Jun 03, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Of the total weight of this massive planet, how much of it is the weight of the life it harbors?

Ayala Corp's AC Energy buys renewable energy developer Bronzeoak

Mar 22, 2017 - 4:00 PM

The move gives the firm an additional platform of more than 200 megawatts of solar and biomass energy

Lopez wants ECCs on renewable energy approved in 2 weeks

Jan 18, 2017 - 2:59 PM

The environment department also cancels the expired environmental compliance certificates of 6 projects

IFC, Canada and Clean Tech Fund invest $161M in Visayas biomass plants

Aug 19, 2016 - 3:27 PM

The investment will be channeled into plants being built by Bronzeoak in San Carlos Manapla and La Carlota in Negros Occidental which will produce 70 megawatts of energy

ASEAN integration: PH energy sector OK, sugarcane industry in trouble

Oct 22, 2015 - 8:31 PM

The energy sector stands to benefit from the integration while the sugarcane industry is seen to be adversely affected a former energy undersecretary and lawyer says

LEGAL EAGLES. Experts discuss the legal procedures to merging as well as as the new business environment that regional integration will bring at the Philippine Corporate Mergers: "Developing a scenario for ASEAN entry and competitiveness" forum held at AIM on October 22, 2015 (seated from left: former Energy Undersecretary Jose Layug, PCCI's George Barcelon, and SEC CommissioneManuel Gaite). Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

3 new biomass plants to rise in Mindanao

Jun 14, 2015 - 9:52 PM

The plants will be built at a cost of 1 billion by Mackay Green Energy using bana grass as feedstock

DOE awards 648 renewable energy contracts end March

May 04, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The contracts have a potential generation capacity of 10 632 22 megawatts

Steam powers Mondelēz Philippines’ manufacturing plant

Mar 07, 2015 - 10:02 AM

The use of the biomass boiler results in electricity savings comparable to the average annual consumption of a million households

Lucio Co renewable energy firm starts operations

Mar 06, 2015 - 6:03 PM

Controlled by one of the Filipinos listed in Forbes’ richest the 12MW biomass facility commences phase 1 of its operations on March 6

Biomass firm Green Power to raise P290M from IPO

Oct 20, 2014 - 2:57 PM

The company developing a 35 megawatt biomass power plant is the 4th firm planning to hold an initial public offering this year

P15-B renewable energy plants to be constructed in Negros

Oct 10, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Three biomass power plants and a solar plant worth a total of P15 billion will be constructed in Negros Occidental

Construction of Eastern Petroleum plant starts in Q3

Feb 10, 2013 - 11:27 AM

Independent oil company Eastern Petroleum is diversifying its sources of energy through a US 60 M biomass power plant in Agusan del Sur

GREEN ENERGY. Independent oil company Eastern Petroleum Corp. is diversifying its sources of energy through a US$60-M biomass power plant in Agusan del Sur, set to begin construction in Q3 of 2013. Photo courtesy of Eastern Petroleum Corp.

Gov't to limit renewable energy supply to avoid boom-bust

Jul 11, 2012 - 8:38 PM

The government will limit the installation targets per technology an industry lingo for the supply from each renewable source like solar ocean wind biomass and hydropower that are partly paid through a tariff passed on to consumers