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Cusi to halt FiT scheme for solar power plants

THE second round of feed-in-tariff (FiT) rates for solar energy will be the last, Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi said, noting that the monthly “allowance” collected from consumers to pay for solar projects has become a burden. 90 more words


Two solar projects lose FiT eligibility

THE Department of Energy (DoE) has confirmed talk that two solar energy projects previously endorsed to receive a guaranteed fixed rate for their power output were recommended for exclusion from the feed-in-tariff (FiT) scheme. 172 more words


Jarius Bondoc on FIT for renewables

I am reposting the article of Jarius Bondoc in his column in Philippine Startoday. My comments and discussions after his paper.

Enough is enough. Developers of renewable energy (RE) must stop making us electricity users subsidize their insolvent solar and wind farms. 776 more words

Renewable Energy

Who should set the energy mix, government or consumers?

* This is my article in BusinessWorld last November 02, 2016.

This question seems to have a “default” answer: the government and it is time to revisit the premise of government being the central planning body that sets the Philippines’ energy mix. 653 more words

Urban Energy Infrastructure and Energy Efficiency

Modern cities would not be possible without energy. However we are quickly outstripping our ability to generate enough energy to supply the market, especially in the developing world where demand is growing. 711 more words


New Victorian Solar Feed-in Tariffs to recognise Greenhouse gas avoidance

New solar feed-in tariffs (FIT) are being introduced by the Andrews Labor government in Victoria, based on the time-of-day – peak, off-peak and shoulder – which better reflects current electricity pricing. 888 more words


Meralco eyes deals with renewable energy firms

Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) is on the lookout for more deals with renewable energy companies after it received an offer from two solar farm developers for electricity supply at P5.39 per kilowatt-hour, which are way below the current subsidized rate for solar energy. 140 more words