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Respect

Respect

Emotions ran high last Friday during the public consultation on the additional 300-MW capacity of the proposed coal-fired power plant in Subic Bay. The consultation was facilitated by the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as mandated by the Philippine environment laws. RP Energy said that some 5,000 […]

Media war of Pnoy’s men on Subic coal plant

Media war of Pnoy’s men on Subic coal plant

After months of protracted battle between RP Energy, the proponent of the 600-MW coal-fired power plant, and the new officials of the Subic Metropolitan Authority (SBMA), a media war erupted between SBMA and the Department of Energy. This, after SBMA chairman Robert Garcia gave the Philippine Daily Inquirer the first crack on his request for […]

Cepalco may be unfit to buy PUD

Cepalco may be unfit to buy PUD

I finally saw a copy of the Asset Purcahse Agreement (APA). The controversial instrument that outlines how the city government intends to transfer its power distribution system to the private sector. We now have a basis to write about the privatization contract, more than two years after Mayor Bong Gordon signed the document. Sadly, the […]