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Philippines sets out offshore wind energy roadmap

Funded through the WBG’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), the project aims to identify areas in the Philippines with high potential for offshore wind development; set short and long-term offshore wind targets; formulate strategies to successfully integrate offshore wind power into the government’s renewable energy (RE) portfolio; and present policy recommendations necessary to foster … Continue reading Philippines sets out offshore wind energy roadmap

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Siemens Gamesa to supply largest wind farm in the Philippines

The 160 MW order with renewable players UPC Renewables and AC Energy Corporation marks turnaround in wind projects in the Philippines following suspension of new projects for multiple years. Balaoi and Caunayan wind farm will operate with 18 SG 5.0-145 and 14 SG 5.0-132 turbines and are expected to be installed in 2022. 5-year service … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply largest wind farm in the Philippines

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AC Energy to build Philippines’ largest wind farm

AC Energy aims to complete the project in the last quarter of 2022 and put the wind farm, which will consist of 32 wind turbines supplied by Siemens Gamesa, into full commercial operation by 2023.AC Energy Corp, the power generation unit of Philippine conglomerate Ayala Corp, will build an 11.4 billion-peso ($239 million) wind farm … Continue reading AC Energy to build Philippines’ largest wind farm

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Philippines to build first offshore wind farm

Eco-Business speaks with wind developer Theo Sunico of Triconti ECC, which has tapped into the Philippines’ nascent wind market. Wind has the potential to meet soaring consumer demand for power, but will policy disconnect stall growth? As the Philippines builds its offshore wind potential, its developers are looking to its Asian counterparts for which policies to push as … Continue reading Philippines to build first offshore wind farm

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Wind energy in the Philippines, Vestas wins 54 MW multibrand service agreements

Vestas has secured an agreement with Vena Energy to service its 54 MW Gamesa wind turbines at Pililla Wind Farm in Philippines. The agreement is Vestas’ first full scope multi-brand service deal in the country, leveraging our extensive experience from servicing 3.6 GW Gamesa wind turbines globally, including Taiwan in the Asia Pacific region. Located … Continue reading Wind energy in the Philippines, Vestas wins 54 MW multibrand service agreements

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Siemens Gamesa to supply innovative hybrid wind energy plant in the Philippines

Commercial hybrid project manages an existing 16MW wind power facility with battery storage integrated through Siemens Gamesa’s Hybrid Plant Controller (HPC). Siemens Gamesa is fast advancing on an innovative hybrid energy project in Puerto Galera on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines that will provide a stable electricity supply in a location with a … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to supply innovative hybrid wind energy plant in the Philippines

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Philippines makes move into offshore wind energy

The Philippines has taken first steps into the offshore wind power sector with plans to develop 1.2 GW, according to an international consortium that said it’s been given the go-ahead to advance wind farm projects there. Triconti ECC, an alliance between Swiss, German and local players, claimed the Philippines department of energy gave it “exclusive … Continue reading Philippines makes move into offshore wind energy

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GE Renewable Energy to support the clean energy growth in the Philippines

GE Renewable Energy booked a contract with Angat Hydropower Corporation to rehabilitate the 218 MW Angat hydropower plant located in the Philippines. This 53-year-old Angat hydropower facility supplies more than 90% of Metro Manila’s potable water needs [1] and supports the irrigation of 25,000 hectares of farmlands in Bulacan and Pampanga [2]. This contract is … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to support the clean energy growth in the Philippines

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Wind energy in Philippines, green light for San Vicente wind farm

The Philippines Department of Energy has granted PetroGreen Energy the right to develop the San Vicente wind farm in the Palawan region of the Asian country. PetroGreen Energy deputy chief operating officer Maria Victoria Olivar said the company will now proceed with feasibility studies to determine the commercial viability of the proposed project. She said: … Continue reading Wind energy in Philippines, green light for San Vicente wind farm

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Ilocos Norte does have biggest wind farm in region

The largest solar farm in Southeast Asia is not located in Ilocos Norte, contrary to the claim of social media users campaigning for Gov. Imee Marcos. The posts—one of the earliest appeared on March 25—enumerated five reasons why people should vote for the late dictator’s daughter in the May midterm polls. One of the reasons … Continue reading Ilocos Norte does have biggest wind farm in region

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China’s Biggest Wind-Turbine Maker Expands in Philippines, Australia

Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., China’s biggest wind-turbine maker, is expanding its footprint abroad with new deals in the Philippines and Australia. During the second quarter, Goldwind and Shanghai Electric Power Design Institute Co. signed a turbine supply agreement for the 132-megawatt Pasuquin wind farm in the Philippines, the first deal for a Chinese … Continue reading China’s Biggest Wind-Turbine Maker Expands in Philippines, Australia

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Wind power in Philippines: 260-megawatt wind farm in Mindanao

A corporation is eyeing a 260-megawatt (MW) wind farm to be put up in Soccsksargen region particularly in General Santos City and Sarangani Province, an official of the Department of Energy (DOE) said. The DOE-Renewable Energy Department Director Mario Marasigan said companies are taking interest into investing in wind resource on the eastern side of … Continue reading Wind power in Philippines: 260-megawatt wind farm in Mindanao

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Philippines wind farm generates power, jobs and curious tourists

Wind turbines are helping the Philippines diversify its energy sources beyond fossil fuels and generating not only power, but jobs, revenue and interest among thousands of curious tourists. On the hills of Rizal province east of the capital Manila, 340,000 visitors have hit the viewing deck of Pililla town’s wind farm since it opened to … Continue reading Philippines wind farm generates power, jobs and curious tourists

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TAREC plans expansion of Guimaras wind farm

TRANS-ASIA Renewable Energy Corp. (TAREC) plans to expand its wind farm project on Guimaras Island by 40 megawatts (MW) as soon as the Energy department releases a new installation target for wind energy. “We have an expansion within Guimaras,” Danilo L. Panes, TAREC vice-president, told reporters on Friday as the company showed its 54-MW San … Continue reading TAREC plans expansion of Guimaras wind farm

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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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Philippines is top wind energy

The Philippines is now the largest and fastest-growing producer of electricity from wind power among the 10 countries belonging to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, former Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri, an advocate  of  clean renewable energy, said over the weekend. “Our wind farms now have an aggregate installed capacity of almost 400 megawatts (MW) … Continue reading Philippines is top wind energy

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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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