Hedcor hydropower plant in Mt. Province bombed.

Hedcor hydropower plant in Mt. Province bombed.

PEACE and power supply of Mt. Province was compromised in a bombing Tuesday night by still unidentified suspects. The province suffered a power blackout following the bombing of the control room of Hedcor’s 14-MW Sabangan Hydropower Plant tapping point in Otucan Norte, Bauko, late Tuesday evening. Chris Faelnar, Hedcor Sabangan Inc. senior vice president, said […]

China financing eyed for Agus power plant rehab.

China financing eyed for Agus power plant rehab.

The government is eyeing to secure financing from China to rehabilitate the hydroelectric facility supplying power in Mindanao. Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III told reporters last week that rehabilitation of the Agus River hydroelectric system will be included in the second basket of six to eight projects to be pitched for Chinese financing. Dominguez […]

AboitizPower proposes rehab of Agus hydro plants.

AboitizPower proposes rehab of Agus hydro plants.

THE Duterte administration may now consider undertaking a major rehabilitation of the Agus hydroelectric plants in Mindanao as power supply is no longer an issue in that region, energy firm Aboitiz Power Corp. said. AboitizPower President and Chief Operating Officer Antonio Moraza, addressing delegates to an investment conference in Davao City, said that it is […]

AboitizPower to triple capacity of three Bineng small hydropower plants.

AboitizPower to triple capacity of three Bineng small hydropower plants.

AboitizPower has received the approval of the municipal council of La Trinidad, Benguet, in the Philippines to triple the combined capacity of its three Bineng small hydropower plants. The Bineng Combined Hydropower Project will be carried out by AboitizPower subsidiary Hedcor and will increase combined capacity to 19 MW, from the current 5.48 MW. The project, on […]

OVPI, PowerChina partner on 500MW Wawa Pumped-Storage hydropower project in Philippines.

OVPI, PowerChina partner on 500MW Wawa Pumped-Storage hydropower project in Philippines.

Olympia Violago Water & Power, Inc. (OVPI) has agreed with the Power Construction Corporation of China (PowerChina) for the design, procurement and construction of the proposed 500MW Wawa Pumped-Storage Hydropower Project (Wawa PSP) in Rizal Province, the Philippines. The Wawa PSP is being developed by San Lorenzo Ruiz Builders and Developers (SLRB) and Equis Energy […]

Agus Power Plant in rehab needs P34B – DoF.

Agus Power Plant in rehab needs P34B – DoF.

THE government of  Philippines needs P34 billion to rehabilitate and raise the capacity of the Agus-Pulangui hydropower complex in Mindanao, the Department of Finance (DoF) said. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez 3rd said part of the discussions during an executive committee meeting with government-owned and –controlled corporations on Tuesday was the rehabilitation of the power plant […]

Philippines hydropower firm starts building Quezon plant.

Philippines hydropower firm starts building Quezon plant.

PURE Meridian Hydropower Corp. (PMHC) said it has broken ground on its 3-megawatt (MW) run-of-river mini hydropower plant in Lalawinan, Quezon Province. PMHC is a joint venture of Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) with Repower Energy Development Corp. (REDC), a subsidiary of Pure Energy Holdings Corp. The Lalawinan hydropower plant is the second project under the […]

Philippines’ Aboitiz Power explores hydropower in Myanmar.

Philippines’ Aboitiz Power explores hydropower in Myanmar.

Company taps nation of 61 million after setbacks in Indonesia Aboitiz Power has started exploring potential hydroelectricity projects in Myanmar after withdrawing from a geothermal power deal in Indonesia, company President Antonio Moraza said on Wednesday. Moraza said feasibility studies are being undertaken with Norwegian partner SN Power, which has hydropower expertise. The team-up is […]

New hydropower plant to generate 250 MW for Bukidnon.

New hydropower plant to generate 250 MW for Bukidnon.

AN electric cooperative in Bukidnon and the Pulangui Hydro Power Corporation (PHPC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on March 8 to kick off the construction of the 250-megawatt (MW) Pulangui 5 hydroelectric power project in the province. First Bukidnon Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Fibeco) and PHPC signed the MOU to launch construction of the […]

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