Liquefied natural gas: A dirty, costly detour [PCIJ]

2023-03-15T08:39:04+08:0012 Mar 2023|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Residing in the coastal village of Sta. Clara in Batangas City for three generations, the Mendozas witnessed how a community once lined with aroma and talisay trees had turned into a marshy area now cornered by gas facilities. Located only a few hundred meters away from their home are the Avion, Sta. Rita, San Lorenzo, and San Gabriel natural gas-fired power plants.

NGCP restores transmission line affected by tower bombing [BusinessWorld]

2022-11-02T15:06:45+08:0026 Oct 2022|Tags: , , , , , |

THE NATIONAL Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) said on Wednesday that it has restored the transmission line affected by a tower bombing on Monday. In a media release, NGCP said the Baloi-Aurora 138-kiloVolt (kV) was energized on Wednesday.

Power outages still possible during, after May 9 elections

2022-05-12T11:44:22+08:0028 Apr 2022|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Experts echo initial call to urgently eliminate “pasa load” in electric bills QUEZON CITY, 28 April 2022 – Rotating brownouts are still likely to happen during and after the national elections on May 9, according to the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities (ICSC), as forced shutdowns of baseload coal power plants continue [...]

Power scarcity during times of low demand

2021-05-17T18:00:25+08:0014 May 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

by Pedro Maniego Jr.  |  May 13 2021, BusinessMirror  | Read the article here Power demand during the lockdown last year declined by around 30 percent in Luzon and was estimated to fall by 5 percent for the entire 2020. With the imposition of another lockdown since last month, electricity demand for this quarter is [...]

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