In a Surprise Announcement, Colstrip Units 1 and 2 to Close by Year-End

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:29:40 +0000

Talen Montana—part-owner and operator of the Colstrip Steam Electric Station—announced that Units 1 and 2 at the coal-fired power plant will be retired by year-end, well ahead of a previously announced July 2022 closure date. “The decision to retire Colstrip Units 1 and 2 comes after extensive review and exhaustive efforts over the last few […]

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Luzon grid on yellow, red alerts on June 6

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 02:00:13 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Luzon grid will be under yellow and red alerts on certain periods  this Thursday,  the National Grid Corporation

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DOE: Visayas to have enough power in next 5 years with planned projects

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 10:09:14 +0000

DOE - Visayas

The Visayas region would have enough power in the next five years with upcoming projects already in the pipeline, the Department of Energy said.

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Siemens Will Exit Power, Gas, Renewable Businesses

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 07 May 2019 17:12:37 +0000

Siemens will spin off and give up its majority stake in its lucrative Gas and Power division—comprising its conventional power generation, power transmission, oil and gas, and related services businesses—and transfer its current majority 59% stake in Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to the new business. The company’s supervisory board announced the spinoff on May 7 […]

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NGCP extends red alert status for Luzon grid

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 12:47:36 +0000

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) has extended the red alert status for Luzon grid until 11 p.m. Thursday.

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Meralco: Holy Week brownouts in parts of Metro Manila, Calabarzon

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 14 Apr 2019 05:06:22 +0000

Meralco has announced that several areas in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal will experience power outage due to maintenance scheduled during the Holy Week. 

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Triple whammy enrages Poe: No water, no power, no internet

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2019 08:34:26 +0000

Triple whammy enrages Poe: No water, no power, no internet

Barely few days before the Lent, Filipinos are already suffering from a modern-day Calvary–water shortage, brownouts, and no internet.

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Probe ‘rolling blackouts’ in Luzon amid ‘critical’ dry season – Hontiveros

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 08:13:28 +0000

Probe ‘rolling blackouts’ in Luzon amid ‘critical’ dry season – Hontiveros

Senator Risa Hontiveros has called for an investigation on the rotational power outage in several areas in Luzon.

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Chinese company tapped to solve Palawan’s power problems

Credit to Author: lalos| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 21:19:20 +0000

President Duterte announced on Thursday that the national government had tapped a Chinese company to solve the current power problems in Palawan, following up on his earlier threat to abolish the local consumer cooperative which holds the electric distribution franchise in the province.

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Duterte vows better energy supply in Palawan before yearend

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 08:18:14 +0000

Palawan will have better energy supply before the year ends, President Rodrigo Duterte gave this assurance on Thursday night.

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