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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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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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