Luzon (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Luzon (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 6.52
Longitude: 126.089996
population: 3,211
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Amid need for add'l capacity, PH power sector seen fraught with risks, red tape

InterAksyon.comThe online news portal of TV5MANILA - As the main Philippine island of Luzon emerges from what was a close call with an electricity shortage, regulatory risks and red tape continue to hound the power generation sector.In recent weeks, the ... [Published Interaksyon - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Cloudy skies in metro, Eastern Visayas due to LPA, says Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines—Cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms are forecast in Eastern Visayas because of a low pressure area, the state weather bureau said Wednesday.The LPA was last observed 240 kilometers east northeast of Catarman ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 18 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

DOE respects new SC TRO on power rate hike

From the Department of EnergyThe Department of Energy (DOE) respects the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday to issue a new temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) from implementing a power rate increase ... [Published Gov.ph - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

DOE urges SC to rule on Meralco hike plea

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Energy (DOE) on Wednesday said it is hoping that the Supreme Court will finally decide on the power rate adjustment being sought by the Manila Electric Company (Meralco).At the same time, the DOE said it welcomes ... [Published Philippine Star - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

The convoluted Mindanao problem

Much hope is placed on the signing of the Bangsamoro Basic Law which the government worked out with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. When it’s finally approved by Congress, I can only pray that it will achieve its final objective of creating lasting ... [Published Cebu Daily News - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

NGCP Stages Luzon Blackout Simulation Drill

Hits: 2It could be a harbinger of things to come in the Luzon grid, and such necessitates system operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to step up on its “blackout simulation drill.”In a statement to the media, the company noted ... [Published Philippine Department of Energy - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 3 reports

Moderate Earthquake Hits Luzon in Philippines

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) ala Lumpur April 22 - A moderate earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale hit Luzon in the Philippines on Tuesday morning the Malaysian Meteorological Department ... ... [Published Big News Network - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

New plant to boost Philippines’ supply of clean energy

THE Philippine economy has been growing robustly in recent years mainly as a result of President Aquino’s transparency policies and the flood of cheap funds made available globally by the United States to revive its own economy.For the Philippines to ... [Published Brunei Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Drill prepares NGCP for possible power outage in Luzon grid

Back You are here: Home News Economy Details Category: Economy21 Apr 2014Written by Lenie LecturaThe National Grid Corp.   of the Philippines (NGCP) has conducted a blackout simulation drill in the event of a possible major power outage in the ... [Published Business Mirror - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Monday hot, but hotter days still ahead–Pagasa

The weather bureau recorded the highest temperatures for the month in Luzon on Monday, saying hotter days may be ahead.But the low pressure area (LPA), which entered the country’s area of responsibility before noon on Monday, could still cool down Luzon ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Phl, US troops to hold humanitarian activities in Luzon

MANILA, Philippines - Filipino and American troops will conduct humanitarian projects as part of the activities leading to this year’s Balikatan military drills.Lt. Annaleah Cazcarro, public affairs officer for the exercise, said among the pre-Balikatan ... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

E. Visayas to experience light to moderate rains due to LPA

10:43 amExcept in Eastern Visayas, most parts of the country will continue to experience generally good weather on Monday, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).In an interview, PAGASA weather ... [Published Manila Times - Apr 21 2014]

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"We are eight Danish nationals wanted to see the beauty of Asia. Here in the Philippines, we consider Cebu, Boracay and Siquijor to visit within three months" he said
"What we will need from now up to 2030 is almost 700 MW of new capacity that needs to come on stream each year" Perez, who is chairman of Merrit Partners, told participants of a forum today that looked into the local energy sector
"As part of SNAP's target for world-class operations, we have been pursuing certification in various international standards. The successful audit of Ambuklao completes the certification of SNAP's three power plants in workplace health and safety, quality, and environmental management, which began as early as 2009" said SNAP President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel Rubio
"We have enough supply and we are not foreseeing yellow alert given that there is no unplanned shutdown that will occur. The DOE, however, is readying mitigating measures in case of supply shortfall" he said

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