Global Business Power Corp. looks to build coal-fired plant in Negros island

Global Business Power Corp. (GBPC) is looking at Negros island as the next site to build a coal-fired power plant after its unit Panay Energy Development Corp. (PEDC) officially launched on Wednesday its 150-megawatt (MW) expansion here. “In Negros, there are talks there that they wanted to put up a power plant. We’re very much…

NGCP to complete Visayas interconnection project by 2019

The oversupply situation arising over development of solar power plants in Negros Island will be solved once the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) completes an interconnection project in the Visayas region in 2019. The grid operator is currently working on the three-phased Cebu-Negros-Panay (CNP) Interconnection Project which will solve the Negros oversupply for…