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Philippines Feed Law

Solar producers want 390-MW excess included in feed-in-tariff scheme

July 26, 2017,   by Jeanne Paulin Atienza

Earlier, qualified solar developers, specifically those in the 500-MW target installation, have been demanding the government to include the 390-MW excess capacity in the solar FIT to which they were...

Category: Philippines FIT

Renewed high hopes for RE in the Philippines

June 25, 2017,  

The Philippines attracted thousands of megawatts of renewable energy projects shortly after the passage of the Renewable Energy Act of 2001 but the concerns have been raised on the future of RE...

Category: Philippines FIT

Lack of clear rules on renewables stalls wind development in the Philippines

June 16, 2017,  

In a position paper, Vestas said the development of renewable energy, particularly wind and solar, is nearly at a standstill in the near-term due to the current policy vacuum, which follows the full...

Category: Philippines FIT

Philippines: Cusi scraps next round of FIT for solar, rules no subsidy for stranded capacity

May 29, 2017,   by Myrna M. Velasco

A final “death sentence” had been rendered by Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi on any next round of feed-in-tariff (FIT) that is planned for fresh round of solar technology installations in the...

Category: Philippines FIT

ERC cuts FiT rates for hydro and biomass projects

March 7, 2017,   by Lenie Lectura

n a two-page resolution signed by the ERC commissioners on January 24, but was made public only on Tuesday, the degressed FiT rates for January to December 2017 hydro and biomass plants with...

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New FIT rate mode proposed

December 25, 2016,   by Alena Mae S. Flores

THE Confederation of Solar Developers of the Philippines is pushing for a new concept in lieu of a third round of feedin tariff to support the sector, an industry official said over the weekend.

Category: Philippines FIT

Cusi nixes new feed-in tariff

December 4, 2016,   by Alena Mae S. Flores

Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi is not inclined to a third round of feed-in tariff to ease the burden of consumers from high electricity rates.

Category: Philippines FIT

Developers in the Philippines ask for specific geothermal technologies feed-in-tariff

August 16, 2016,   by Alexander Richter

A group of geothermal developers in the Philippines is asking its government to implement a specific geothermal feed-in-tariff structure for emerging geothermal technologies.

Category: Philippines FIT, News on Geothermal

Philippine Govt readies third round of FiT rates

May 30, 2016,   by Alena Mae S. Flores

The National Renewable Energy Board submitted to the Energy Department the proposed third round of feed-in tariff rates for solar and wind power projects.

Category: Philippines FIT

Another round of incentives for solar-, wind-power projects

May 14, 2016,   by Lenie Lectura

THE National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) on Friday submitted a recommendation to the Department of Energy (DOE) to implement another round of feed-in tariff (FiT) incentives to developers of solar-...

Category: Philippines FIT

ERC approves new Philippine FIT for wind power

October 15, 2015,   by RITCHIE A. HORARIO

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has approved a feed-in-tariff (FIT) rate of P7.40 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for the second round of wind power projects.

Category: Philippines FIT

Honeyman: New Philippine solar energy FIT

October 14, 2015,   by Neil Honeyman

THE Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has recently passed a resolution adopting a new solar feed-in tariff (FIT) rate.

Category: Philippines FIT

Solar power group seeks higher FIT cap for sector

July 12, 2015,  

A GROUP of solar energy developers in the country has proposed a further increase in the allocation for solar technology under the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme.

Category: Philippines FIT

Energy Regulatory Commission initiates review of lower FIT rate for wind projects

July 9, 2015,   by Claire-Ann Marie C. Feliciano

THE ENERGY Regulatory Commission (ERC) has started the review process for the adoption of a lower rate for wind power projects that will be applied in the feed-in tariff (FIT) scheme.

Category: Philippines FIT

NREB wants P7.93/kWh FiT rate for wind projects

June 29, 2015,   by Lenie Lectura

The current FiT rate for wind projects in the Philippines is P8.53 per kWh. “But knowing the ERC, it won’t give more than P8. So, it’s going to be lower than P8,” Petilla said.

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Lower wind power rates OKd in Philippines

May 27, 2015,   by Alena Mae S. Flores

The National Renewable Energy Board has endorsed a lower feed-in tariff rate for the additional 200 megawatts of wind projects at P8.49 per kilowatt-hour, an official said Wednesday.

Category: Philippines FIT

Philippines ERC approves new rate for solar projects

April 29, 2015,   by Alena Mae S. Flores

The Energy Regulatory Commission approved a solar feed-in tariff of P8.69 per kilowatt for an additional capacity of 450 megawatts

Category: Philippines FIT

NREB seeks 2nd wave of feed-in tariff incentives for solar

February 13, 2015,   by Iris C. Gonzales

The National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) is working on a mutually acceptable solution among power industry players for a proposed second wave of feed-in-tariff (FIT) incentives for solar power....

Category: Philippines FIT

Philippine regulator clears templates for renewable energy supply contracts

December 3, 2014,   by Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo

Regulators have approved the payment and supply agreements that will govern the feed-in-tariff (FIT) system for renewable energy projects.

Category: Philippines FIT

FIT rate payment schemes okayed

November 30, 2014,   by Alena Mae S. Flores

The Energy Regulatory Commission approved models for the renewable energy payment agreement, or REPA, and the renewable energy supply agreement, or RESA, that will pave the way for the collection of...

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DOE mulls hike in tariff incentive to draw more wind energy investors in Philippines

August 19, 2014,   by Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo

The DOE earlier hiked the installation cap for solar plants to 500 megawatts (MW) from the earlier limit of 50 MW. The higher threshold will allow more developers of solar power to avail of...

Category: Philippines FIT

Gov’t prodded to act faster on power lack by European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines

August 3, 2014,  

The business group also urged the government to develop a “sustainable energy mix policy and FIT (feed-in tariff) implementation.” . . “For feed-in tariff to be a successful instrument, the feed-in...

Category: Philippines FIT

Gov’t urged to tap special powers to solve electricity shortage

August 1, 2014,  

The best example of legislation is the FEED-IN TARIFF LAW (FIT) of Japan. It motivated private individuals and companies to generate electricity (mainly from solar) and sold all of them to the...

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TransCo submits tariff rate for renewable energy [in the Philippines]

July 26, 2014,   by Alena Mae S. Flores

The FIT-All, a universal levy to be collected from power consumers for the benefit of renewable energy producers, will become another line item in electricity bill, similar to the universal charge.

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Philippine ERC to revise FIT rates for renewable energy

June 5, 2014,   by Claire-Anne Marie C. Feliciano

Originally, run-of-river hydro and biomass projects had 250 MW each; wind, 200 MW; and solar, 50 MW.

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PV-Tech: Philippines Department of Energy plans to increase FiT cap by factor of ten

May 20, 2014,  

Facing pressure due in large part to a pipeline of proposed PV installations and increasing electricity demand, the Philippine Department of Energy (DOE) is organising plans to raise its feed-in...

Category: Philippines FIT

DOE open to increasing tariff incentives for solar power producers in Philippines

May 5, 2014,   by Euan Paulo C. Añonuevo,

The Department of Energy (DOE) is mulling an increase in the number of solar plant operators that may avail of tariff incentives to address tight electricity supply especially during the summer...

Category: Philippines FIT

Business Mirror: Government-owned lender to manage Philippine renewable-energy fund

March 2, 2014,   by Lenie Lectura

THE National Transmission Corp. (TransCo) is seen designating a trustee bank, likely one of two government-owned lenders, which will manage the feed-in tariff (FIT) allowance fund.

Category: Philippines FIT

FIT guidelines usher in more RE investments

February 10, 2014,  

The recent approval of the Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) Disbursement and Collection Guidelines has ushered in more investments in the renewable energy plants powered by solar, wind, biomass and run-of-river...

Category: Philippines FIT

ABS: Renewable energy plants to soon plug power shortage

February 9, 2014,  

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has finally approved the Feed in Tariff (FIT) Disbursement and Collections Guidelines, which will pave the way for an additional 320 megawatts of much needed...

Category: Philippines FIT, Grid Integration

Japan Today: Renewable feed-in-tariffs are needed

April 6, 2013,   by Dennis Posadas

Feed-in-tariffs are fixed prices per kilowatt-hour that are pre-agreed for a certain period between the project proponent and the distribution companies who buy the electricity. In China, a...

Category: Philippines FIT

Philippines: Cooling on coal with FITs

October 29, 2012,  

However, Pete Maniego, chair of the National Renewable Energy Board, points out that the proposed feed-in tariff (FIT) rates for hydro and biomass power at P6.15 and P7 per kWh, respectively, are...

Category: Philippines FIT

Philippines Finally Approves Feed-in Tariff Program

July 27, 2012,   by Paul Gipe

  The Philippines Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has finally approved feed-in tariff rates after probably one of the most protracted rate-setting efforts in the history of feed-in tariff...[more]

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Philippine FIT Finally to be Released

January 27, 2012,   by Amy R. Remo

Category: Philippines FIT

Business Standard: Philippines CERC Chooses Return on Equity for Measure of FIT Profitability

December 11, 2011,   by Sanjay Jog

Category: Philippines FIT

Philippines Inquirer: Feed-in-tariffs on renewable energy seen to benefit consumers

October 22, 2011,   by Amy R. Remo

Category: Philippines FIT

Proposed Feed-in Tariffs in the Philippines

July 1, 2011,   by Paul Gipe


Category: Philippines FIT

BusinessWorld: Philippine Renewable energy rate scheme up for approval-

May 16, 2011,   by EMILIA NARNI J. DAVID

Category: Philippines FIT

Manilla Bulletin: Philippine's grand renewable energy ambition: Fact or fiction?

December 2, 2010,   by MYRNA M. VELASCO

Category: Philippines FIT

ERC's Proposed Rule Making on the Adoption of Feed-in Tariffs

August 3, 2010,  

Category: Philippines FIT

More on Philippines FIT Development

July 31, 2010,   by MYRNA M. VELASCO

Category: Philippines FIT

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