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Manila Water expands into Thailand

Feb 19, 2018 - 5:25 PM

The Ayala-led water distributor takes an 18.72% stake in Thailand's East Water which holds concession contracts to operate in 11 locations

San Miguel buys Masinloc coal power plant for nearly $2 billion

Dec 18, 2017 - 4:15 PM

San Miguel Corporation tops other major power players in the Philippines for the facility, which has an installed capacity of 630 megawatts and is set to add another 300 by mid-2019

Sweden to scrap taxes on solar energy in 2017

Nov 21, 2016 - 11:54 PM

Solar energy is currently marginal in the Nordic nation accounting for less than 0 1 of electricity production Sweden relies mostly on hydropower 39 and nuclear power 36

SOLAR ENERGY. A partial solar eclipse is visible behind a statue of Sweden's King Gustav III through a break in the cloud cover over Stockholm's old town in Sweden on March 20, 2015. File photo by Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP

Meralco says bills to go down in May

May 07, 2014 - 4:23 PM

The decline in other charges offset the slight increase in the generation charge says the utility firm

People arrive at the office of Meralco, the country's largest power distributor, to make payments. AFP PHOTO/JAY DIRECTO

Lower Meralco charges seen in February

Jan 30, 2014 - 6:00 PM

The power utility says demand for electricity is usually low in said month

DISREGARD BILL. Meralco tells its customers to disregard their December 2013 bill after the Supreme Court temporarily stopped its power rate hike. File photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Lower Meralco bills by February

Jan 22, 2013 - 6:46 PM

Meralco announces a 19 centavo per kWh reduction in the generation charge starting next month

Power outages expected in Mindanao

Oct 04, 2012 - 12:13 PM

Towns and cities will suffer power outages when one the of the largest coal fired power in Mindanao undergoes maintenance shutdown this weekend

MAINTENANCE SHUTDOWN at the coal plant operated by STEAG State Power Inc. in Misamis Oriental, Mindanao. Photo courtesy of company official website