Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

Type: Organization
Name: Bataan Nuclear Power Plant
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Some powerful lessons from Switzerland

MANILA, Philippines - Switzerland can provide some powerful lessons in terms of water resources utilization.Blessed with ideal conditions for hydropower generation, Switzerland sources more than half its energy requirements from nearly 600 hydropower ... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

JV fears power crisis may drive investors away

Baguio City — Senator JV Ejercito, who was here last week to speak before the Jaycees Senate national convention, expressed concern over the looming power crisis in 2015 which, if not addressed properly by government, may force a pullout of investors ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

BNPP as tourist draw

Share this: Bataan Nuclear Power Plant / Photo courtesy of zamboanga.comBalanga Bishop Ruperto C. Santos has suggested converting the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) into an educational and tourist attraction. “The mothballed power plant and the areas ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 4 reports

Solon: Convert Bataan nuke facility into coal power plant

Share this:Balanga City, Bataan — As Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla revealed a projected increase in next year’s power requirement by 900 megawatts (MW), a congressman from this province is pushing for the conversion of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

No Laughing Matter: The Emergency Powers That Be

Nation, with the looming power crisis, it appears that the current administration, the era of the “Tuwid Na Daan,” is now in need of “emergency powers” to address the problems that will face us in the coming years. This is a development that comes to ... [Published Philippine Online Chronicles - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lifestyle gap and PNP corruption

In two instances, the courts ruled (on habeas corpus petitions) that the arrests were cases of mistaken identity. However, in one of these resolved cases the AFP chief reportedly awarded to an “informant” the P5.6-million bounty. Who collected that m ... [Published Bulatlat.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Bishops adamant: No to nuclear power

MANILA, Philippines—The church will not change its stand on the issue of reviving the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP), according to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).Balanga Bishop Ruperto Santos recently issued a ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

Balanga bishop stands firm on opposition to revival of BNPP

The Diocese of Balanga in Bataan remains firm in its stand against letting the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant begin operations. “The Diocese of Balanga has decided. And the Diocese of Balanga makes a stand yet again. The Diocese of Balangan is ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

JV Ejercito favors reopening of Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

Senator JV Ejercito on Monday called on the government to consider the reopening of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) to avert power shortage feared to occur in summer of 2015.At a forum in Manila, Ejercito said the reopening of the BNPP would give ... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

A cautionary tale

Share this:After the EDSA Revolution, President Cory Aquino made two pivotal decisions.  The first was shutting down permanently  the graft-ridden Bataan Nuclear Power Plant and the second, abolishing the Ministry of Energy.  The Bataan Nuclear Power ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Emergency powers and the power emergency

03:09 AMBy:  Perfecto R. Yasay, Jr.RECENTLY, the President pompously declared before the Filipino community and business leaders in Europe that “The Philippines has not merely weathered the economic storm.” He assured them that “We are now navigating ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Why has this Philippines nuclear power plant been dormant for 30 years?

Why has this Philippines nuclear power plant been dormant for 30 years?The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant was mothballed by the Phillippine government inthe 1980s http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/11030508/Why-has-this-Philippines-nuclear-power-plant-been-dormant-for-30-years.html ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 13 2014]

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Section 71 of EPIRA reads: "Upon the determination by the President of the Philippines of an imminent shortage of the supply of electricity, Congress may authorize, through a joint resolution, the establishment of additional generating capacity under such terms and conditions as it may approve."

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Some powerful lessons from Switzerland [Published Philippine Star - Oct 27 2014]
JV fears power crisis may drive investors away [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 26 2014]
BNPP as tourist draw [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 25 2014]
Solon: Convert Bataan nuke facility into coal p... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 19 2014]
Bishop eyes conversion of Bataan nuke plant int... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 19 2014]
Bishop: Turn Bataan Nuclear Power Plant into to... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 19 2014]
Make nuke plant a tourist spot, bishop suggests [Published CBCP News - Oct 19 2014]
No Laughing Matter: The Emergency Powers That Be [Published Philippine Online Chronicles - Oct 18 2014]
Lifestyle gap and PNP corruption [Published Bulatlat.com - Oct 18 2014]
Bishops adamant: No to nuclear power [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 12 2014]
Balanga bishop stands firm on opposition to rev... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 11 2014]
Church won’t change anti-nuke plant stand [Published CBCP News - Oct 11 2014]
JV Ejercito favors reopening of Bataan Nuclear ... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 29 2014]
A cautionary tale [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 27 2014]
Ferdinand Marcos angered ‘Voltes V’ generation [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 26 2014]
Emergency powers are not for power crisis [Published Manila Standard Today - Sep 26 2014]
Aquino to get limited - not emergency - powers [Published Rappler - Sep 23 2014]
Emergency powers and the power emergency [Published The Daily Guardian - Sep 21 2014]
Why has this Philippines nuclear power plant be... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 13 2014]
In counter-Sona, JV Ejercito bewails lack of en... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 11 2014]
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Why has this Philippines nuclear power plant been dormant for 30 years?The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant was mothballed by the Phillippine government inthe 1980s http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/11030508/Why-has-this-Philippines-nuclear-power-plant-been-dormant-for-30-years.html ...
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