Meralco to begin work on Bulacan solar plant shortly

By Alena Mae S. Flores | Manila Standard   PowerSource First Bulacan Solar Inc., a consortium composed of Meralco PowerGen Corp. and its partners, plans to start construction of a 50-megawatt solar power project in San Miguel, Bulacan this month. “We had to wait for...

Meralco’s revised CSP rules spark interest of top firms

By Lenie Lectura | Business Mirror   The Manila Electric Co.’s (Meralco) revised bidding rules for the second round of the competitive selection process (CSP) for 1,200-megawatt (MW) capacity sparked the interest of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) and Ayala Corp....

Coal to keep big share in Asean’s power-generation mix

By: Ronnel W. Domingo  | Philippine Daily Inquirer   Adoption of cleaner technologies for coal-fired power plants is vital for Southeast Asian countries like the Philippines considering that this fossil fuel will continue to cover a significant part of the region’s...

‘PH’s power plant technology on par with other countries’

By Panay News   TAIPEI – The Philippines is not behind in terms of adopting the latest technology for power plants, an official of a power station here said. Linkou Power Deputy Plant general manager Ru-Chin Chou said the Philippines is not far behind Taiwan, among...

Meralco PowerGen still keen on pioneering USC coal plant in PH

By Myrna Velasco | Manila Bulletin   TAIPEI, Taiwan ­ With twin benefits of higher efficiency in electricity generation and significant reduction in carbon emissions, the power generation arm of Manila Electric Company (Meralco) indicated that it is still keen on...