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40th Anniversary of geothermal power generation at Tiwi, Philippines

Commercial operation of the Tiwi geothermal power plant in the Philippines started in May 1979, so now 40 years ago. The geothermal field of Tiwi is located at Mt. Malinao in the Province of Albay in the Philippines, ca 350 km southeast of Manila. “On May 15, 1979 the first National Power Corporation (NPC) 55MWe […]

527 HDB blocks in Tanjong Pagar to have solar panels to harness green energy by 2025

SINGAPORE – All 527 eligible Housing Board (HDB) blocks in Tanjong Pagar town will be installed with solar photovoltaic systems to harness solar energy by 2025, the town council set out in a 10-year masterplan to be more energy-efficient.

55 MW Lumut Balai geothermal power plant online in Indonesia

As reported today from Indonesia, the country’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources ( ESDM ) has announced that geothermal capacity continues to grow. Geothermal Director Ida Nuryatin Finahari said that geothermal capacity until the end of September reached 2,003.3 MW. In September 2019 55 MW were added from Lumut Balai,” Ida said to […]

6 State Palaces Officially Use 100% Green Energy

Six presidential palaces of Indonesia have officially obtained the Renewable Energy Certificate from state-owned electricity giant PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN). This indicates that the electricity channeling to the palaces is 100 percent sourced from renewable energy-based power plants or green energy.

63 MW solar project completed in Philippines as part of 5 GW renewables plan

The 63 MWp solar project is located in the Luzon region of the Philippines and has been exporting power to the grid since April 25, 2021. MEM provided engineering, design, and construction services, alongside its Filipino partner, Sidcore Consulting.

72MW Solar farm hits full capacity

The 72 megawatts (MW) Arayat-Mexico solar farm of ACEN in Pampanga has reached its full energization last month, only less than a year after it broke ground.

79% of Filipinos back nuke energy

ABOUT 79 percent of Filipinos have signified their support for nuclear power as another source of energy for the Philippines, according to a survey commissioned by the Department of Energy (DoE). The agency had tapped research company Social Weather Stations for the conduct of a nationwide survey to gauge public opinion on adopting a nuclear […]

8 charts on the private sector’s growing backing of clean energy

While private sector backed investments in renewable energy are on a steep growth trajectory in Asia, there is potential for much more, according to a new report by consulting firm EY and the European Climate Foundation. The joint report looked into the investment scene for renewable energy projects in eight Asian markets (Southeast Asia, Japan, […]

80MW wind farm project in Kampot hits EdC price snag

French-owned The Blue Circle’s 80MW wind power investment project in Kampot province has hit an impasse, as its proposed $0.068 per kWh tariff rate for the national grid exceeds what state-run energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) is willing to pay, according to a Ministry of Mines and Energy senior official.

88 solar power plants to start commercial operation In June

A solar power plant in Mộ Đức District, central province of  Quảng Ngãi \began operation in April. — VNA/VNS Photo Phước Ngọc. HÀ NỘI — Electricity of Việt Nam (EVN) has been speeding up completion of 61 solar power projects so that by the end of next month as many as 88 solar power plants will connect to the national […]