NGCP places Mindanao power status under ‘yellow alert’

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/03 January) — The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines has placed Mindanao under a “yellow alert” status as the Agus 1 and 2 hydropower plants remained isolated… »

Lumad Consent

A Bukidnon tribal leader signs his consent to the 68.8-megawatt hydropower electric project of  Hedcor, a subsidiary of Aboitiz Power, in Barangay Maluko, Manolo Fortich town in Bukidnon on Wednesday (22… »

69MW hydro plants to rise in Bukidnon at a cost of P12.5B

MANOLO FORTICH, Bukidnon (MindaNews / 23 Apr) – A groundbreaking ceremony that will tap hydropower from Tagoloan River, the country’s 13th largest river system, to produce a total of 68.9… »

Group wants hydropower plant builder to observe watershed code

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 4 June) – Any action on a proposed power generation project should consider its effects on the city’s drinking water supply and environmental laws, an official… »

Firm puts in P50M for rehab of mini hydro plant in Koronadal

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 11 Feb) – Renewable energy firm Euro Hydro Power (Asia) Holdings, Inc. is investing around P50 million for the rehabilitation and recommissioning of a mothballed… »

Mindanao blackouts worsen with Pulangi hydro plant rehab

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The daily blackouts here and nearby South Cotabato and Sarangani provinces have stretched to four hours on Thursday as Mindanao’s power deficit increased to 276 megawatts… »

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