Solar Energy News Roundup for December 31, 2016

Local News:

  • Energy stakeholders upbeat on Duterte- Stakeholders in the energy sector has claimed that President Duterte brought changes in a positive way. Former energy secretary noted that competition has improved for the better. The DOE is working on a comprehensive and responsive energy mix policy to support and sustain the growing economy, while also guiding energy developers on the business environment.

CleanTech’s 15 MW Bulacan Solar meets FIT deadline

CleanTech Global Renewables, Inc. (CleanTech) said they have completed a 15-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in San Ildefonso, Bulacan ahead of the March 15 deadline for qualification to the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) scheme.

CleanTech is looking to build up to 185 MW of utility scale solar in the country along with it also plans to develop a pipeline of run-of-river projects in the next two to three years.

Phoenix solar completes 700 kW solar rooftop

Phoenix Solar Philippines Inc., a subsidiary of Pheonix Solar AG, has recently completed a  700 kWp commercial rooftop installation for self-consumption.

Commissioned on April 5, 2016, the solar PV system owned by Continental Temic Electronics Philippines Inc. is generating electricity atop its manufacturing plant for advanced sensors, chassis and safety components, as well as transmission controllers and actuators.