Philippine Solar Power Alliance, represented by PSPA President Tetchi Capellan, joined leaders from the wind, biomass, and run-of-river sub sectors for RE Executive Roundtable in Manila.
Of the climate change mitigation pledges made at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Paris Agreement in December 2015, more than 40% include
Background and Evolution
After a long delay and vocal opposition from certain sectors, the policy on Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) as contained in the Philippine Renewable Energy (RE) Act of 2008 finally materialized on July 2012. The FIT scheme was primarily viewed as a way to entice private sector players to hasten investment into the power generation
DOE acting undersecretary Mario Marasigan said that single projects of 50 to 100 MW would not be enough to compensate for the country's increasing baseload capacities, asking solar developers to present a more convincing business model for their proposed 100% renewable energy (RE) platform.
Marasigan, a major advocate for RE said that he is realistic about the fact that power systems
A total of 526 MW of installed solar capacity has been granted feed-in-tariff (FIT) incentives, according to the data released last Tuesday by the Department of Energy (DOE). The approved capacity is just half of the 1047.9 MW endorsed by the DOE for FIT incentives.
“The DoE, through the Renewable Energy Management Bureau, has worked day and night to ensure that each eligible solar