Mindanao to rely more on coal and diesel as El Niño threatens hydro plants

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 Nov) – A new power utilization scheme that will be more dependent on coal and diesel instead of the usual hydroelectric plants for Mindanao is… »

Montenegro says Mindanao power situation expected to improve this month

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 01 August) — The power situation in Mindanao is expected to improve as some units of the power plants that have been shut down for preventive… »

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… »

COMMENTARY: Privatizing the Agus and Pulangi Hydropower Plants: An Alternative

MANDALUYONG CITY (MindaNews/07 March) — For those of you old enough to remember, I was appointed to the National Power Corporation (NPC) Board in 1992 by then President Fidel V.… »

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… »

Hedcor eyes five more run-of-river hydro plants in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/05 February) — The Aboitiz-owned Hydro-Electric Development Corporation (Hedcor) is eyeing five more run-of-river hydropower plants in at least three provinces in Mindanao, most of them within ancestral… »

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