Iloilo coal-fired plant online by July

Palm Concepcion Power Corp., which has two 135-megawatt coal-fired power units in Iloilo, is set to start supplying customers in the Visayas by July. The company started synchronizing its first unit to the Visayas Grid two weeks ago through the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP-Western Visayas), according to its President and Chief Executive Roel…

Coal power firms: RE will take time

Officials of Global Business Power Corp. (GBP) and Palm Concepcion Power Corp. (PCPC), both with coal-fired power projects in the region, said President Benigno S.C. Aquino III’s order to review energy policy is in line with their corporate goals for the long term. Petronilo R. Madrid, first vice president for GBP’s Panay Site Operations, said the…