Officials of the three electric firms in Negros Occidental yesterday said that although there was no advisory from the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines, power outages may still occur on Christmas day


ALTHOUGH the cost of producing them is higher than energy from fossil fuel, renewable energy has long-term benefits to people and the planet.

This is why the government offers incentives to investors in renewable energy production, said Marissa Cerezo, assistant director of the Renewable Energy Management Bureau (REMB).

FOLLOWING its announcement of building a 150-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Cadiz City next year, North Negros Energy Power Corp. (NNEPC) announced it is open for partnerships.

SAN CARLOS CITY – A Department of Energy official yesterday said the construction of four renewable energy power plants in Negros Occidental will stabilize the energy requirements of the Visayas, with industrial booms expected in Bacolod, Iloilo and Cebu.

Energy Assistant Secretary Daniel Ariaso, who was among the speakers at the launching of the San Carlos Biomass Power Plant and the groundbreaking of the first commercial solar plant in the country here, said he is pleased that they are using renewable energy sources.

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