geothermal power - updates

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PHINMA Energy to file case against PSALM

Sep 11, 2017 - 11:00 PM

The case is to stop PSALM from removing PHINMA Energy as administrator of a 40 megawatt geothermal power plant in Leyte

Lawmakers want state of calamity declared in Eastern Visayas

Jul 12, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Representatives Ben Evardone and Edgar Sarmiento make the call after the Leyte earthquake destroyed the region s main power source

STATE OF CALAMITY. A resident still shocked after the 6.5 magnitude earthquake damaged his house in Cabaonan, Ormoc City on July 6. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

AboitizPower sets geothermal project in Indonesia

Sep 21, 2015 - 5:16 PM

AboitizPower International Pte Ltd enters into an agreement with PT Medco Power Indonesia for the exploration and development of a potential greenfield geothermal plant in East Java Province

OPPORTUNITIES. AboitizPower CEO Erramon Aboitiz earlier says the power firm is looking at opportunities abroad, particulalry in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

Renewable energy law 6 years after: 650 contracts okayed

Dec 26, 2014 - 3:55 PM

Six years after the Philippines moves to cut its dependence on fossil fuel the country has more renewable energy projects

RENEWABLE ENERGY. The Philippines has aimed to cut its dependence on fossil fuel as energy source by introducing the Renewable Energy Act in 2008.

FDC bids P128M for PSALM’s 1st Mindanao IPPA auction

Sep 24, 2014 - 6:07 PM

The winning bidder will manage the Independent Power Producer Administrator contract output of Mt Apo 1 and 2 geothermal power plants in North Cotabato

7 bidders pre-qualify for PSALM’s 1st Mindanao IPPA auction

Sep 23, 2014 - 3:32 PM

Interested parties have until Wednesday September 24 to submit their bids for the Independent Power Producer Administrator contract

Drilling for $180-M Mindoro geothermal project starts July

Jun 06, 2014 - 1:12 PM

The geothermal plant is set to give cheap renewable energy source to the blackout prone island

EDC buying stake in 220-MW power plant in Indonesia

May 26, 2014 - 5:16 PM

The Lopez company eyes to finalize the investment by the second half

New geothermal plant to pull down power rates in Mindoro

Feb 02, 2014 - 4:36 PM

A power supply agreement is currently being negotiated for EPI to supply the power requirements of the Oriental Mindoro Electric Cooperative

The problem with renewable energy

Dec 21, 2013 - 5:48 PM

Is renewable energy the panacea to energy problems and climate crisis?

Lopez-led EDC earns P2.7-B in Q1

May 08, 2013 - 4:21 AM

Energy Development Corp s P2 7 billion net income in the first quarter of 2013 is almost exactly the same as what it earned in same period in 2012

An EDC geothermal plant in Mindanao. Taken from EDC 2011 Annual Report.

Lopez-led EDC in joint venture for Peru projects

May 02, 2013 - 5:35 PM

EDC unit EDC Geotermica SAC and Australian firm Hot Rock Ltd HRL partner for a Peru geothermal project

PERU PROJECTS. An EDC geothermal plant in Mindanao. Taken from EDC 2011 Annual Report.

DOE sets auction terms for Leyte geothermal complex

Mar 07, 2013 - 8:07 PM

Energy Secretary Carlos Petilla oversees the auction for the right to administer the 640 MW geothermal power plant in Leyte where he used to be governor

GEOTHERMAL TITAN. This production field is acclaimed as world's largest steam field. Photo from the website of EDC.

Death toll in EDC Leyte landslide rises to 11

Mar 06, 2013 - 3:01 PM

Four more bodies were retrieved from the Energy Development Corp s Leyte geothermal site bringing the number of dead due to the tragedy to 11

LANDSLIDE. Five are killed and 7 are missing after a landslide hit this Lopez-led EDC geothermal power plant in Leyte. Photo from Eastern Visayas Mail

5 dead in Lopez's Leyte power plant incident

Mar 01, 2013 - 4:40 PM

2nd UPDATE Five are confirmed dead and 9 are missing after a landslide at the Lopez led EDC geothermal power plant in Leyte

LANDSLIDE. Five are killed and 7 are missing after a landslide hit this Lopez-led EDC geothermal power plant in Leyte. Photo from Eastern Visayas Mail