Category Archives: energy

SPMC coal plant’s second 150-MW in Malita operational next month

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 26 October) – The second unit of the 300-MW coal-fired power plant of the San Miguel Power Corporation in Malita, Davao Occidental will start operation next month, an official of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. Engr. Glen Resston, OIC progam officer of MinDA’s Mindanao Power Development Program told reporters during the Energy […]

Geological conditions, rains delaying P13B hydro projects in Bukidnon

MANOLO FORTICH, Bukidnon (MindaNews / 13 July) – Construction of the P13-billion twin hydro projects of Hedcor Inc. is being delayed due to geological conditions and continuous rains, company officials said on Tuesday. Gregorio Jabonilla, Hedcor vice president for business development, told reporters that the two run-of-river hydro projects have already been delayed for 110 […]

Clean low cost electricity in Philippines? Yes!

I have so much respect for people and organizations that champion alternative sources of energy for clean and reliable electrical power production! Currently, we depend largely on hydropower plants. Some electric cooperatives also use several solar panels to augment their sources of energy (Cagayan de Oro’s CEPALCO has a solar panel area) and we all […]