Six power projects with a combined capacity of 672.35 megawatts received in August an endorsement from the Department of Energy to conduct a grid impact study.
The department endorsed the 500-MW Dalupiri Island Wind Power in Calayan, Cagayan of Itbayat Island UPC Asia Corp. to grid operator National Grid Corp. of the Philippines for the conduct of a study on the impact of the project.
Other approved projects were PH Renewables Inc.’s 80-MW Pinugay Solar Power Project in Barangay Pinugay, Baras, Rizal and Gritstone Lead Power Corp.’s 40-MW battery storage project in Barangay Mabalas-balas, San Rafael, Bulacan.
San Miguel Consolidated Power Corp.’s 41-MW Sangali diesel project in Barangay Sangali, Zamboanga City, SPC Island Power Corp.’s Panay diesel power plant projects with a combined capacity of 9.35 MW in Tabugon, Iloilo and SPC Power Corp.’s 2-MW battery energy storage for Power Barge 104 at Tapal Wharf in Ubay, Bohol also received the go-signal to conduct the grid impact study.
The DOE approved in July the conduct of the study for the 143.9-MW liquefied natural gas power plant of Converge Power Generation Corp. in Poblacion, Lapu-Lapu City, Totalpower Inc.’s 151-MW solar plant in San Isidro and Calubian, Leyte, PV Sinag Power Inc.’s 129.2-MW Laoag solar power project in Aguilar, Pangasinan, Belgrove Power Corp.’s 650-MW Malaya Thermal Power Plant in Pililla, Rizal and Universal Power Solutions Inc.’s 20-MW battery project in Mexico, Pampanga. Alena Mae S. Flores
The DOE said it was continuously enticing investors to put up power projects to meet the anticipated increase in demand.