January is expected to be higher electricity rates

Manila, Philippines – Electricity rates are expected to be higher by four centavos per kilowatt-hour by January next year with the implementation of the so called feed-in tariff allowance (FIT-ALL), a kind of incentive provisionally approved by the Energy Regulatory...

Solar to Brighten Christmas for Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Survivors

It’s almost been a year since the deadly typhoon Haiyan (locally called Yolanda) hit Tacloban and several other towns and cities in central Philippines. It ended thousands of lives and disrupted millions of others, not only in the Philippines but in neighboring...

Mindanao electricity rates may rise with shift in energy source

Davao City, Mindanao may be assured of steady power supply beginning 2015 but rates are like to go up starting 2016 with the forthcoming increased reliance on fossil fuel, the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) warned. “Cheap rate of electricity is not automatic...

New Solar and Wind contracts for EDC

Energy Development Corp. (EDC) is set to further expand its presence in the renewable energy sector following the receipt of new contracts for the development of wind and solar projects. The Energy department granted one solar energy service contract and six wind...