CCPI urges government to revive Bataan nuclear plant

The Chamber of Commerce of the Philippine Islands (CCPI) is urging the government to immediately adopt the use of nuclear energy by reviving the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) to support the country’s competitiveness globally. However, the Department of Energy (DOE) said it has yet to ascertain the power plant’s viability to ensure safety…

First Gen clean energy plants can lower consumer electricity bills–group

Two new plants in Batangas generate clean energy that can lower the bills of Manila Electric Company Meralco subscribers and in turn help grow the manufacturing industry, an electronics group said Friday. Two facilities in Santa Rita, a 414-megawatt MW San Gabriel combined-cycle plant and a 97-MW Avion open cycle natural gas-fired plant, were inaugurated…