Pagbilao (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Pagbilao (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 13.975
Longitude: 121.692001
population: 40,817
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

House Energy panel chair urges emergency powers for PNoy

The chair of the House energy committee on Monday stressed anew the need for Congress to approve the emergency powers sought by President Benigno Aquino III at the soonest possible time, warning the country's economic growth may suffer if the looming ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Power congress to challenge Aquino’s statement

IN THE UN Climate Change Summit 2014 held at New York City, USA, on September 23, President Benigno Aquino III delivered a speech in front of the participants signifying that the Philippines is taking huge steps toward solving the power crisis.“The Philippines ... [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

#ClimateWalk: Because justice demands it

A participant in the #ClimateWalk to Tacloban hopes to create an uproar to demand accountability from those responsible for the build-up of greenhouse gasesNine days of walking in solidarity with the global call for climate justice brought us face-to-face ... [Published Rappler - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines facing energy shortfall due to power plant project delays

The Philippines is facing a projected power shortfall of 800 MW next summer due to delays on two major power plant projects.Most recently, DMCI Holdings, the parent company of utility Southwest Luzon Power Generation Corp, has reported that a planned ... [Published Power Engineering International - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines energy mix plans might open door for new LNG imports

The Philippines said it will turn to natural gas in its energy mix to increase the share to a third over the next 16 years which would open doors for LNG imports.This new market would be welcomed by the major LNG producers such as Chevron and Total who ... [Published LNG World News - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines eyes more natural gas imports

MANILA - The Philippines said on Tuesday it was looking to increase the share of natural gas in its energy fuel mix to up to a third over the next 16 years, more than double an earlier target, in a move that would open the door for more LNG imports.Higher ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Adjustment in maintenance not enough to avert power shortage next summer

MANILA, Philippines - The consortium behind the deep water gas-to-power Malampaya project will not be able to move its maintenance schedule before or after the summer months but the operators of the 735-megawatt Pagbiglao coal-fired power plant in Quezon ... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

House cool to emergency powers for Noy

MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino’s request for emergency powers to deal with a projected electricity shortage in Luzon in mid-2015 faces rough sailing in the House of Representatives, Majority Leader Neptali Gonzales II said yesterday.“We will subject ... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 4 reports

Team Energy, Aboitiz launch Pagbilao 3

The output of the new generating unit can service the needs of distribution utilities, large scale industrial and residential users in Luzon, where energy demand is seen to grow rapidly in the coming years.“The partnership between Team Energy and Aboitiz ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Aquino seeks special authority on power crisis

MANILA: President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino on Thursday announced he would ask Congress to grant him additional powers to deal with the projected power shortage next year, which could trigger “the anger of the Filipino people.”But in making the announcement, ... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

1 dead, 16 hurt in road mishap

Newsbriefs Philippine Daily InquirerA passenger was killed while 16 others, including two children, were hurt when a Baguio City-bound van fell into a ravine along Naguilian Road in Sablan town on Sunday afternoon, reports from police and the Office ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

2 die in bus accident in Quezon province

INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Two male passengers died in a bus accident on Diversion Road in Barangay Malicboy in Pagbilao town in Quezon Province, a report on DZMM said Sunday morning.A Manila-bound bus from Masbate reportedly carrying 43 passengers ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 07 2014]

Quotes

Umali, who heads the committee, presented House Resolution 1533, seeking to authorize "the President of the Philippine to establish additional generating capacity pursuant to Section 71 of Republic Act 9136 or the Electric Power Industry Reform Act of 2001."
"The President has already brought us to remarkable economic growth... It would be a let-down to the country if the growth is halted, if not reversed, because of power shortage in the summer months of 2015" Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali said at the first committee hearing on House Resolution 1533 filed by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr
She ended her story with this: "Dapat maging curious tayo sa environment at ang tao ay magkaroon ng bahagi sa pangangalaga sa kalikasan." (We should be curious about the environment. We should be involved in taking care of it.)
"The DOE considers LNG as a realistic option to support our power generation," Monsada said. "But it is clear we need some critical infrastructure, such as import terminals, power plants and pipelines."

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DOE: 2015 power crisis an issue of reserves, no... [Published Interaksyon - Oct 20 2014]
House Energy panel chair urges emergency powers... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 20 2014]
‘7 – 5 doables to reduce power rates, prevent 2... [Published Bulatlat.com - Oct 18 2014]
Power congress to challenge Aquino’s statement [Published Sun Star Network - Oct 13 2014]
#ClimateWalk: Because justice demands it [Published Rappler - Oct 11 2014]
National Grid energizes 600-MVA transformer in ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Oct 08 2014]
Philippines facing energy shortfall due to powe... [Published Power Engineering International - Oct 07 2014]
Aboitiz Power leads AEV’s growth as global player [Published Kagay-an.com - Oct 06 2014]
Professors of all Professions: Why teachers are... [Published Philippine Star - Oct 05 2014]
Philippines energy mix plans might open door fo... [Published LNG World News - Oct 01 2014]
Philippines eyes more natural gas imports [Published ABS-CBN News - Sep 30 2014]
Adjustment in maintenance not enough to avert p... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 29 2014]
House cool to emergency powers for Noy [Published Philippine Star - Sep 18 2014]
UP professor named 2014 outstanding teacher [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 18 2014]
Philippines: the sun returning [Published Law Society Gazette - Sep 15 2014]
Aquino seeks special authority on power crisis [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 12 2014]
President Aquino leads launch of 420-MW power p... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Sep 12 2014]
Team Energy, Aboitiz launch Pagbilao 3 [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 11 2014]
Aboitiz Power, TeaM Energy allot $1B for Pagbil... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 11 2014]
PNoy seeks emergency power to solve power woes [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 11 2014]
Aboitiz Power earmarks P40B for Pagbilao 3 plan... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 11 2014]
$976-M Pagbilao plant to shore up Luzon grid po... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 11 2014]
1 dead, 16 hurt in road mishap [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 08 2014]
2 die in bus accident in Quezon province [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 07 2014]
Fighting motorcycle crimes with motorcycles [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 31 2014]
16 hurt in Quezon zigzag road accident [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 20 2014]
Meralco raises power rates for August [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 09 2014]
The Iglesia Ni Kristo---the True Church for Fil... [Published New Philippine Revolution - Jul 27 2014]
How to keep music playing when bodies have fallen [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 19 2014]
Meralco rates inch up in July, break 2-month drop [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 10 2014]
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