feed-in-tariff - updates

Rappler's latest stories on feed-in-tariff


IFC, Canada and Clean Tech Fund invest $161M in Visayas biomass plants

Aug 19, 2016 - 3:27 PM

The investment will be channeled into plants being built by Bronzeoak in San Carlos Manapla and La Carlota in Negros Occidental which will produce 70 megawatts of energy

A step in the right direction for renewables in the PH

May 29, 2016 - 3:30 PM

The National Renewable Energy Board s additional incentives for the energy sector will allow solar plants to get a return on their investment and will pave the way for cheaper renewables

SOLAR. Nation's largest solar farm as of February 2016. Photo by Solar Philippines

Energy chief to Al Gore: PH already changing its energy thinking

Mar 30, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The energy department insists the country is on its way toward weaning itself off coal through a balanced fuel mix policy and awareness by leaders that clean energy is vital

Citicore Power inaugurates new 18 MW solar plant in Bataan

Mar 08, 2016 - 6:21 PM

This is Citicore’s second successfully completed solar plant this year

photos from Megawide Corp

DOE counts SM's solar-powered rooftop as source for Luzon grid

Dec 16, 2015 - 3:42 PM

The largest solar powered rooftop in a Southeast Asian mall is eyed to contribute an additional 1 5 megawatts to Luzon

SOLAR-POWERED. In this file photo, President Benigno S. Aquino lll views the solar rooftop project of SM Supermalls at Northlink Building in SM City North Edsa Complex, Quezon City. Also in photo is SM Prime Holdings President Hans Sy. Photo by Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau

New team to add 250 MW of solar power to FIT race

May 20, 2015 - 5:24 PM

Solar Philippines and Citicore Power team up to provide 250 MW for the FIT allocation and beyond

DOE awards 648 renewable energy contracts end March

May 04, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The contracts have a potential generation capacity of 10 632 22 megawatts

Lucio Tan’s solar power plant starts operations

Mar 26, 2015 - 7:33 PM

The Absolut Distiller’s P189M solar power plant in Lian Batangas is only the start as the tycoon intends to further invest in renewable energy

Coal energy still most viable, for now

Mar 25, 2015 - 11:53 AM

The feed in tariff scheme which the government is banking on to promote renewable energy investments is not exactly investor friendly say industry experts

DOE okays 622 renewable energy contracts

Mar 16, 2015 - 4:00 PM

As of end January 2015 397 of the contracts are awarded to hydro power projects the Department of Energy reports

Electric bill disregards lower clean energy cost, SC told

Mar 12, 2015 - 9:32 AM

While the cost of renewable energy may be unpredictable an economic advocacy group says the Energy Regulatory Commission is duty bound to correct its billing given the fast falling price of solar panels

Talks on for lower FIT rate for solar energy projects

Feb 12, 2015 - 8:37 PM

The National Renewable Energy Board wants to encourage energy developers but also not burden consumers with the P9 10 per kilowatt hour Feed in Tariff rate

Meralco rates spike in February

Feb 10, 2015 - 5:23 PM

This month’s billing includes the Feed in Tariff a uniform charge to all on grid electricity consumers nationwide as mandated by the Renewable Energy Act of 2008

New wind farms to help bridge summer power shortage – WWF

Feb 07, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The new wind farms in Guimaras and Ilocos Norte have already contributed 300 MW to the country’s power supply the World Wide Fund for Nature says

Effective January: New electric bill for renewable energy

Jan 05, 2015 - 7:51 AM

Consumers will pay an additional P0 406 kWh in electricity rates representing the feed in tariff allowance as mandated by the Renewable Energy Act of 2008

Stop new electric billing for renewable energy, SC asked

Dec 25, 2014 - 8:55 AM

The P0 040 kWh additional uniform charge violates consumer rights as it bills consumers payment for power that has yet to be generated a lawyer says

Policy body eyes raising megawatts for wind energy projects

Oct 08, 2014 - 10:19 PM

The National Renewable Energy Board say raising installation targets for wind energy projects to 500 megawatts will help ease the summer power crisis in 2015

When Malampaya runs out, what protection do consumers have?

Sep 26, 2014 - 9:00 AM

The feed in tariff allowance will be an item in our electric bill that won t fluctuate with the prices of renewable energy It is not the same as the universal charge which is our payment for the debts and failures of the past

Image from Shutterstock.

Renewable energy investors called to submit applications

Jun 14, 2014 - 11:12 AM

Under the feed in tariff eligibility the country expects to boost investment in promising yet still expensive renewable energy

RENEWABLE ENERGY. President Benigno Aquino III inaugurates the San Carlos solar energy power plant in May. File photo by Malacanang Photo Bureau

Negros solar farm gears up for DOE renewable energy plan

Dec 19, 2013 - 3:54 PM

What will be the country s biggest solar farm will start feeding into the national power grid by March 2014

HARVESTING SUNLIGHT. This is how the San Carlos Solar Farm will look like when its first phase is completed in March 2014. Image courtesy of San Carlos Solar Energy Inc

DOE to add more renewable energy in grid by 2014

Dec 03, 2013 - 8:15 PM

Enough renewable energy to power 126 700 households will feed into the country s power supply as part of the National Renewable Energy Program

CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE. The wind energy projects approved by the Department of Energy are set to generate 339.5 megawatts of power by 2014

PH clean energy tariffs to start in 2014: gov't

Mar 27, 2013 - 7:08 PM

Solar power plants of between 3 and 5 megawatts each are expected to be the first to supply electricity under the plan

FEED-IN TARIFF. Solar-power plants, not bigger projects, like geothermal and wind, will benefit from the feed-in tariff that will be in place in 2014. Photo by Michael Josh Villanueva

Investors rethink renewable energy projects due to low tariffs

Jul 28, 2012 - 7:20 PM

They say the rates may not be enough to cover the high costs required to roll out the projects

Gov't to limit renewable energy supply to avoid boom-bust

Jul 11, 2012 - 8:38 PM

The government will limit the installation targets per technology an industry lingo for the supply from each renewable source like solar ocean wind biomass and hydropower that are partly paid through a tariff passed on to consumers