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Wind energy in Philippines: six potential wind power projects in Luzon

Energy Development Corp., a renewable power producer led by the Lopez Group, plans to build six more power projects that will add 1,500 megawatts. EDC received an approval from the Energy Department to conduct studies on six potential wind power projects in Luzon and the Visayas to determine their impact on the power grid. Latest … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: six potential wind power projects in Luzon

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Schneider Electric provides electrical balance of system for a 100 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant in the Philippines

Schneider Electric Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for solar power conversion chain, has been chosen to supply the complete balance of system and service contract for a 100 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant in the Philippines. This latest project win is on top of a 30 MW PV Power Plant that was … Continue reading Schneider Electric provides electrical balance of system for a 100 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant in the Philippines

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Wind power in Philippines: Luzon to gain 93 MW of wind energy

At least 93 megawatts (MW) of wind energy will be added to the Luzon grid in the last quarter of the year. According to the Department of Energy (DOE), two wind power projects with a combined capacity of 93MW in Ilocos Norte province are scheduled to be in full commercial operations in September and October. … Continue reading Wind power in Philippines: Luzon to gain 93 MW of wind energy

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Wind power in Philippines: Guimaras wind farm with 20 more wind turbines

Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corporation (TAREC) will soon increase the power capacity of its San Lorenzo wind project in the province of Guimaras to 40 megawatts adding 20 more wind turbines. Director Ro-Ann Bacal of the National Economic Development Authority 6 said the additional 20 wind mills will be installed in Sibunag town.   The San … Continue reading Wind power in Philippines: Guimaras wind farm with 20 more wind turbines

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EDC to expand Burgos solar power plant in Philippines

As of end-December, EDC had a total power portfolio of 1,441 MW — of which 1,159 MW are geothermal energy facilities. The rest covers solar energy, wind powerand hydro projects. The Energy Development Corp. (EDC) plans to expand its 4.1 megawatts solar power facility in Burgos, Ilocos Norte with a “perfect formula.” ENERGY DEVELOPMENT Corp. … Continue reading EDC to expand Burgos solar power plant in Philippines

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Enfinity set to develop 500 MW of solar power in Philippines

ENFINITY Philippines, a unit of Belgium-based Enfinity Global, intends to develop up to 500 megawatts (MW) of solar power projects in the next three years.   The investment for this ambitious goal could reach “five times as much” as the $180 million (P8 billion) it has set aside for the 100-MW solar power plants that … Continue reading Enfinity set to develop 500 MW of solar power in Philippines

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ET Solar to Build 70 MWp Solar Power Plant in the Philippines

ET Solar, a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that it has executed an agreement to build a 70 MWp solar power project in the Philippines, along with local partner GATE SOLAR PHILIPPINES CORP., a leading renewable energy developer.   ET Solar is partnering with GATE SOLAR PHILIPPINES CORP. to develop, invest, finance, construct, and … Continue reading ET Solar to Build 70 MWp Solar Power Plant in the Philippines

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Wind energy in Philippines: EDC gets FIT for Burgos wind farm

Geothermal firm Energy Development Corp. (EDC) has received the certificate of compliance for its Burgos wind power project in Ilocos, the company said in a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange yesterday.   With the certification, EDC’s 150-megawatt wind farm is now entitled to the feed-in-tariff (FIT) rate of P8.53 per kilowatt-hour from Nov. 11, … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: EDC gets FIT for Burgos wind farm

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Wind energy in Philippines: Trans-Asia inaugurates wind farm in Guimaras

The 54-megawatt wind farm of Trans-Asia Renewable Energy Corp. in San Lorenzo, Guimaras has sparked tourism and economic development in the province.   Trans-Asia, a unit of Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp., marked the third month of the wind farm’s commercial operations by holding a dedication ceremony for the project. “Moving forward, we are … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: Trans-Asia inaugurates wind farm in Guimaras

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Wind power in Philippines: Guimaras wind farm with 27 wind turbines

Danielle R. Del Rosario, head, Corporate Affairs of Trans Asia Renewable Energy said the event would showcase the strong partnership of Trans Asia and its stakeholders in its desire to “bulk up the country’s generating assets towards sustainable electricity supply.” The 54-megawatt wind farm in San Lorenzo, Guimaras is set for inauguration on March 27. … Continue reading Wind power in Philippines: Guimaras wind farm with 27 wind turbines

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Philippines can generate up to 500 megawatts of wind energy capacity, according to WWF

The Philippines can generate up to 500 megawatts of wind power capacity, according to World Wildlife Fund-Philippines.   The additional 500 MW, which will come from new wind farms in Ilocos, Rizal and Panay, is expected to help augment power supply in Luzon, it added. “A country’s national grid should have a power reserve capacity … Continue reading Philippines can generate up to 500 megawatts of wind energy capacity, according to WWF

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Wind energy in Philippines: Ilocos wind farm has 50 wind turbines

Wind power generated from the 150 megawatt (MW) Burgos wind farm will be lower than its maximum capacity during summer but it would remain sufficient to meet households’ power requirement. Richard Tantoco, president and chief operating officer of the Energy Development Corp, said power generated by by Burgos wind farm is expected to drop in … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: Ilocos wind farm has 50 wind turbines

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Wind energy in Philippines: ERC clears EDC wind farm for FIT incentives

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) gave the 150-megawatt (MW) wind farm of Energy Development Corp. (EDC) the benefit of receiving incentives under the feed-in tariff (FIT) system. The regulator approved the application of the 150-MW Burgos Wind Project for a Certificate of Compliance (COC) on February 9, 2015, EDC said in a disclosure to the … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: ERC clears EDC wind farm for FIT incentives

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Wind energy in Philippines: new wind farm with Vestas wind turbines

The Philippines’ prime renewable sources of energy include geothermal energy, hydro, wind power, and solar energy.     Two new wind farms have become operational in the Philippines, supplying 303 megawatts of clean energy to the country’s energy portfolio. The wind farms are located in Ilocos Norte and Panay region of the Philippines. Last year, … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: new wind farm with Vestas wind turbines

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Locals to get livelihood from Burgos wind power in Philippines

Residents in Burgos town where Southeast Asia’s biggest wind farm sits stand to get P1 million-worth of livelihood from the wind power project developer Energy Development Corporation (EDC). At least 124 recipients from Burgos’ three host villages namely, Saoit, Poblacion and Nagsurot will benefit from the 150 MW wind facility as part of EDC’s corporate … Continue reading Locals to get livelihood from Burgos wind power in Philippines

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EDC cited for Burgos wind power project

Energy Development Corp.’s 150-megawatt Burgos wind power project in Ilocos Norte was named the Asia-Pacific Renewables Deal of the Year by Project Finance International. The Burgos wind energy project is largest wind farm in the Philippines.  It used 50 units of the Vestas V90-3.0MW wind turbines and ancillary plant constructed by Vestas, the world’s leading … Continue reading EDC cited for Burgos wind power project

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Conergy to build 41 MW in two Philippines photovoltaic (PV) solar energy plants

Conergy is building two new solar power plants in the Philippines totalling 41MW. The facilities will be built on the island of Negros for San Carlos Solar Energy, a joint venture between ThomasLloyd and Bronzeoak Philippines.   They are expected to be hooked up to the grid in June 2015. The first project, SaCaSol 1 … Continue reading Conergy to build 41 MW in two Philippines photovoltaic (PV) solar energy plants

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DOE qualifies EDC wind power project under feed-in tariff scheme in Philippines

The Department of Energy (DOE) endorsed the 150-megawatt (MW) Burgos wind farm of Energy Development Corp. to receive incentives under the feed-in tariff (FiT) system.   In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange Wednesday, EDC said affiliate EDC Burgos Wind Power Corporation (EBWPC) received the DOE certificate of endorsement (COE) for FiT eligibility. “The … Continue reading DOE qualifies EDC wind power project under feed-in tariff scheme in Philippines

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Wind energy in Philippines: Ilocos wind farm now delivering power to grid

The 150-megawatt (MW) wind power project of Energy Development Corp. (EDC) has started delivering power to the grid following its successful commissioning last Wednesday.   In a statement on Friday, the Lopez-led company announced that EDC Burgos Wind Corp. informed the Department of Energy (DoE) that its 150-MW wind farm had achieved successful commissioning. “[S]uccessful … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines: Ilocos wind farm now delivering power to grid

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