January 16, 2018

Consumer protection vs regulatory capture

By BusinessMirror Editorial – January 15, 2018 Last December the Office of the Ombudsman ordered the one-year suspension of four commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for, among other offenses, failing to implement the government’s policy against anticompetitive behavior […]
January 16, 2018

Aseagas shuts down Batangas biomass plant

By Alena Mae S. Flores – January 15, 2018 at 06:40 pm from manilastandard.net Aseagas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aboitiz Power Corp., said Monday it decided to permanently cease the operations of its 8.8-megawatt biomass power plant in Lian, Batangas […]
January 15, 2018

2-year FIT extension set for biomass, hydro projects

By Myrna M. Velasco – January 14, 2018, 10:01 PM from Manila Bulletin Renewable energy (RE) developments on biomass and run-of-river hydro technologies have successfully secured two-year extension on their feed-in-tariff (FIT) incentive scheme, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi has told […]
January 15, 2018

International experts find Bataan Nuclear Plant repairable

By Alena Mae S. Flores – January 14, 2018 at 07:09 pm from manilastandard.net International nuclear experts found the mothballed 620-megawatt Bataan Nuclear Power Plant repairable, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said over the weekend. Technicians from Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corp. […]