NGCP: Ompong cuts power in 7 provinces

Inquirer.net 09/15/2018

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on Saturday said seven provinces hardest hit by typhoon “Ompong” are experiencing “total power outage.” Affected provinces with total power outage include Cagayan, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Kalinga Apayao,…

Power and villainy

Jason A. Baguia 09/11/2018

Somewhere it is written that evil is boring. It is rather predictable. It is never creative. This is the reason tyrants or villains seem to copy each other’s ways and end up making heroes or martyrs of…

Power firm shows how to go green, save, earn

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/10/2018

NET METERING PROGRAM There has been a growing awareness among businesses and even households on the significance of going green in terms of power consumption. While bigger players in the power generation sector have ventured into massive…

South Korea to generate power with bio-heavy oil

Asia News Network, Inquirer.net 09/10/2018

SEOUL — South Korea’s Trade Ministry announced legislation approving the use of bio-heavy oil made with animal fat to produce electricity here, in a move toward the Moon Jae-in administration’s goal to boost the use of clean…

Quake cuts power in S. Mindanao

Inquirer.net 09/08/2018

DAVAO CITY – A magnitude-6.3 quake shook parts of southern Mindanao yesterday afternoon, causing panic, but so far there was no reported damage, according to the the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The tremor, which…

Groups hold prayer walk for end of coal plants

Rosalie Abatayo 09/06/2018

The downpour did not stop members of cause-oriented groups under Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) to march on the streets of downtown Cebu City to call for the end of coal-fired power plants in the province…

Island-barangay shines with solar power system from Vivant

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 08/15/2018

OFF GRID NO MORE Before their boat could even dock on the shores of Barangay Hilotongan, Bantayan Island, already — students and teachers in pink, green, red and white uniforms were clapping and cheering for the team…

Arroyo’s return to power

Editorial 07/24/2018

Last Monday’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) was yet another eventful chapter in President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration not only because of what he said but also what transpired in the leadup to his annual speaking engagement…

Power firm eyes solar, biomass projects

Futch Anthony Inso 07/18/2018

THE Global Business Power (GBP) has envisioned to venture on renewable energy sources as part of their diversified energy solution project. Leah Diaz, first vice president of GBP, said they were targeting to construct renewable energy plants…

Pedestrian bridge collapse at Mumbai train station injures 5

Inquirer.net 07/03/2018

MUMBAI, India — Part of a pedestrian bridge at a Mumbai train station collapsed Tuesday morning during heavy rains, trapping at least one person and injuring five. The concrete slab fell onto empty train tracks, damaging part…

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