Global Green Power PLC Corporation is a Philippine Company that develops BIOMASS grid connected, decentralized, renewable energy power plants utilizing sustainable biomass resources such as agricultural crop and food processing wastes.

DOLE Awards GPPC with a Certificate of Compliance

On 18 Sep. 2014, the Department of Labor and Employment awarded Global Green Power PLC Corp. with a Certificate of Compliance on General Labor Standards and Occupational Safety and Health Standards, pursuant to Department Order No. 131, series of 2013

DOLE Awards GPPC with a Certificate of Compliance - On 18 Sep. 2014, the Department of Labor and Employment awarded Global Green Power PLC Corp. with a Certificate of Compliance on General Labor Standards and Occupational Safety and Health Standards, pursuant to Department Order No. 131, series of 2013

GPPPI Plant Site Development

2011 September: Civil Works commence at Barangay Cabalabaguan, Mina, Iloilo, Philippines for the GPPPI 35 MW biomass power plant

GPPPI Plant Site Development - 2011 September: Civil Works commence at Barangay Cabalabaguan, Mina, Iloilo, Philippines for the GPPPI 35 MW biomass power plant

Green Power Panay Philippines Inc. (GPPPI) Office

2011 October: Green Power Panay Philippines (GPPPI) Office and Laboratory becomes fully operational at Barangay Cabalabaguan, Mina, Iloilo, Philippines

Green Power Panay Philippines Inc. (GPPPI) Office - 2011 October: Green Power Panay Philippines (GPPPI) Office and Laboratory becomes fully operational at Barangay Cabalabaguan, Mina, Iloilo, Philippines

Global Green Power PLC Corporation - Ortigas

Global Green Power PLC Corporation - Ortigas -

2011 Aug. 23 Biomass Strategy Development

2011 Aug. 23 Biomass Strategy Development -

GPNEPI Groundbreaking Ceremony

Barangay Tabuating, Municipality of San Leonardo, Province of Nueva Ecija, Luzon region, Philippines.

GPNEPI Groundbreaking Ceremony - Barangay Tabuating, Municipality of San Leonardo, Province of Nueva Ecija, Luzon region, Philippines.

Global Green Power PLC Corporation - Ortigas

Global Green Power PLC Corporation - Ortigas -

Global Green Power PLC Corporation - Ortigas

Global Green Power PLC Corporation - Ortigas -

Global Green Power PLC Corporation - Ortigas

Global Green Power PLC Corporation - Ortigas -
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28 OCTOBER 2012 in Inquirer.net
After Sandy (and Sendong), what?
The Philippines, a megadiversity country, is one of the most highly vulnerable to disasters and the effects of climate change.


28 OCTOBER 2012 in Positive News Media
DOE banks on farmers’ backup to sustain R&E output
Farmers in the agricultural sector will play a key role in the government’s effort to sustain the development on renewable energy in the country, according to an official of the Department of Energy.


26 OCTOBER 2012 in Manila Bulletin
Country Faces Gas, Coal Woes By 2015
Current energy indicators show that the Philippines must come up with alternative sources of fuel and fast.


25 OCTOBER 2012 in Manila Bulletin
Renewable Energy Can Benefit Farmers
A Department of Energy (DOE) official underscored the major role that the country’s farmers would fill up as the government pushes more toward the development of renewable energy (RE).


24 OCTOBER 2012 in Minda News
Socoteco I looking for new power sources
With the intermittent rotating brownouts in Mindanao expected to linger within the next three years, power distribution utility South Cotabato I Electric Cooperative (Socoteco I) is exploring the possibility of developing alternative power sources to augment the area’s requirements.


15 OCTOBER 2012 in Malaya Business Insight
Growth relies less on power
Decline or growth of electricity demand does not appear substantially linked to economic growth. This tends to prove that the main driver of the economy is the service sector, no longer the power-intensive light and heavy industries.


13 OCTOBER 2012 in Inquirer.Net
Brownouts return to Mindanao areas
Daily outages of up to three hours have started to plague consumers in Mindanao following the shutdown of a coal plant in Misamis Oriental that supplies 105 megawatts of electricity. Officials said the plant stopped operations for maintenance work.


11 OCTOBER 2012 in MindaNews
2 power barges not enough for Mindanao power lack
Deploying two power barges from the Visayas would not be enough to offset the energy shortage in Mindanao caused by the temporary shutdown of a coal-fired power plant in Misamis Oriental, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) said Wednesday.


10 OCTOBER 2012 in Davao Today
Mindanao is coal-fired power plants ‘new frontier’
Mindanao is the “new frontier” for coal-fired power plants projects as six more of these power generation facilities have been approved in the island, five of which are in Davao del Sur, Sarangani, General Santos, Zamboanga City and Davao City, data from environmentalist group, Greenpeace cited.


09 OCTOBER 2012 in Manila Bulletin
FIT-Allowance Cut To P0.05/kwh
With the lower feed-in-tariff (FIT) charges approved by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), the resulting FIT-Allowance to be reflected in consumers’ electric bills will be slashed to less than P0.05 per kilowatt-hour (kwh) from what was previously calculated at P0.10 per kwh.


09 OCTOBER 2012 in The Mindanao Examiner
Environmentalists say no to dirty coal in the Philippines
Environmentalists and various community groups from at least 6 provinces in the southern Philippines have formed a group called Anti-COALition which aims to promote clean and renewable energy in the country.


03 OCTOBER 2012 in Business Inquirer
Mindanao power shortfall goes from bad to worse
Power consumers in Mindanao will have to brace themselves for a more severe power shortfall starting this month when the 210-megawatt coal-fired power plant of Steag State Power Inc. in Misamis Oriental undergoes preventive maintenance.


04 SEPTEMBER 2012 in InterAksyon.com
NGCP restores power to areas tapping Agus hydro plant, but threat of outage remains
Parts of Mindanao may still suffer from power outages even after the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines restored service in some areas sourcing their electricity from the Agus hydroelectric power complex.


03 SEPTEMBER 2012 in Business World Online
Deadline for FIT-All comments set Sept. 12
THE ENERGY Regulatory Commission (ERC) has set the deadline for stakeholders to submit comments on the proposed feed-in tariff allowance (FIT-All) guidelines submitted by the National Renewable Energy Board (NREB).


30 AUGUST 2012 in Business World Online
Ayala sets energy spending
THE PLAN of Ayala Corp. power unit AC Energy Holdings, Inc. to build a 1,000 megawatt (MW) capacity in five years will cost some $2.5 billion, a senior official of the conglomerate told reporters yesterday.


28 AUGUST 2012 in Malaya Business Insight
DOE wants grassroots politics out of electric coops
The Department of Energy hopes to keep the power sector politics-free as it pushes for amendments to the National Electrification Administration (NEA) charter which will bring about reforms to electric cooperatives.


23 AUGUST 2012 in Business World Online
Acquisition of Panay power assets pressed
The company issued this statement late last week after Senator Franklin M. Drilon slammed its move to acquire the transmission assets of Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC), operator of the 164-megawatt coal-fired power plant in LaPaz, Iloilo City.


22 AUGUST 2012 in Sun Star Iloilo
P0.32 power under recoveries to be implemented
The Philippines is the second largest geothermal power producer in the world, has the highest wind power potential in the region, large potential for solar power, and abundant hydropower and biomass resources.


17 AUGUST 2012 in UK Trade & Investment
Power and Renewable Energy in the Philippines
The projected P0.32 power rate increase as under recoveries of the Panay Energy Development Corp. (PEDC) will be implemented and stretched in six to seven years and not within five years as directed by a decision of the Energy Regulatory Council.


13 AUGUST 2012 in Business Mirror
NGCP reiterates plan to acquire PEDC transmission assets
CONSUMERS in Panay could expect any looming hike in transmission rates of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) to be offset by the reduction in generation charge with the possible entry of other generators to supply power to Panay Electric Co. Inc. (Peco).


13 AUGUST 2012 in Business World Online
GCP defends plan to acquire Panay lines
“There will be an increase of a maximum of P1/kWh due to transmission charges, [but] the per unit recovery of transmission asset will decrease [while] the generation charge will possibly be lower because they can choose a supplier apart from PEDC (Panay Energy Development Corp.),” NGCP Spokesperson Cynthia P. Alabanza told reporters yesterday.


11 AUGUST 2012 in PTV News
Drilon: NGCP impending purchase of PEDC assets, a mere corporate greed, not public service
A plan by the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to purchase the transmission assets of the Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC) is a by-product of corporate greed and is not being proposed to advance public service, said Senator Franklin M. Drilon


08 AUGUST 2012 in Business World Online
Mindanao’s power shortage worsens
Parts of Mindanao have suffered power supply interruptions anew as the island’s already-insufficient generation capacity has been eroded by emergency repair and preventive maintenance work on some plants, officials said yesterday.


08 AUGUST 2012 in Sun Star Cagayan de Oro
Blackouts hit Mindanao anew
SOME parts of Mindanao suffered power interruptions again due to declining generation capacity brought about by emergency shutdown and preventive maintenance operations of some plants in the island.


05 AUGUST 2012 in Manila Bulletin Online
Mining, RE To Lose ITH
Mining and renewable energy projects are going to lose income tax holiday (ITH) while other industries that enjoy generous incentive packages granted under their respective laws would be rationalized as the government is bent on putting a stop to the practice of double-dipping of incentives and to level the playing field among investors.


29 JULY 2012 in ABS-CBN News.com
Power shortages, price swings dim energy sector outlook
Activities and news in the energy sector, which permeates everyone’s life, have been very robust in the first half of the year. It was as vibrant as electricity, as fluid as gasoline and as dynamic as price fluctuations in energy commodities.


26 JULY 2012 in Iloilo News Today
Panay Energy defers 32-centavo hike
The Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC) will further study its Energy Regulation Commission (ERC) approved 32-centavo per kilowatt-hour recovery cost and has deferred its supposed implementation next month.


23 JULY 2012 in Inquirer.Net
A harmonized and sustainable energy policy
While we all agree that climate change is a reality, the implementation of laws, policies and programs to stem its dire effects is painfully slow.


22 JULY 2012 in Manila Bulletin
Cooler Temperatures Tame WESM Prices
Cooler temperatures apparently tamed prices in the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) and similarly spared consumers from probable rotating brownouts in last week’s eight-day shutdown of the Malampaya gas production facility.


22 JULY 2012 in Manila Standard Today
An open letter to the President
We who come from many parts of the country including Bataan, Batangas, Davao, Gen San, Iloilo, Misamis Oriental, Negros, Subic-Olongapo, Zamboanga will bear the brunt of your government’s decision to erect coal power plants in our communities despite the already well-documented and insidious impacts of such facilities on the local environment and the global climate.


16 JULY 2012 in Manila Bulletin
6-Month Open Access Transition Proposed
THE Department of Energy (DOE) has yet to ascertain which of the proposed renewable-energy (RE) projects it will prioritize once the feed-in tariff has been put in place, Energy Undersecretary Jose Layug Jr. told reporters on Wednesday.


16 JULY 2012 in The Visayan Star
Mayor defends coal plants amid attacks
Mayor Patrick Escalante yesterday defended the planned construction of coal-fired power plants in Cadiz City, saying they are necessary for the economic survival of Negros Occidental.


11 JULY 2012 in Philippine Daily Inquirer
DOE still in quandary over oversubscription of RE projects
THE Department of Energy (DOE) has yet to ascertain which of the proposed renewable-energy (RE) projects it will prioritize once the feed-in tariff has been put in place, Energy Undersecretary Jose Layug Jr. told reporters on Wednesday.


09 JULY 2012 in Philippine Daily Inquirer
Rates for renewable energy out this month—ERC
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is looking to issue by the end of this month the much-awaited feed-in-tariff (FIT) rates, which will be able to finally move forward all the stalled projects of the local renewable energy sector.


02 JULY 2012 in Philippine Daily Inquirer
Iloilo City asks ERC to suspend power rate increase
The city government has asked the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to suspend its order allowing a coal plant operator to collect an additional 32-centavo per kilowatt hour from consumers.


26 JUNE 2012 in Manila Bulletin
Renewable Energy Law’s Enforcement Sought
House leaders asked the Aquino government yesterday to exercise its “political will” in addressing the rotating brownouts in Luzon by ensuring the full-blown implementation of the more than three-year old renewable energy law.


18 JUNE 2012 in Inquirer Business
Feed-in-tariff mechanism set for rollout in July—ERC
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) expects to finally issue the much-awaited feed-in-tariff (FIT) rates for renewable energy sources later this month or July at the latest, a move that is seen to jumpstart the stalled local renewable energy industry.


05 JUNE 2012 in WorldFolio.co.uk
A 20-year blueprint for energy
With demand for power growing but supply tight and prices high, the Aquino administration knows that economic growth and national prosperity rests on the future development of the energy sector.


25 MAY 2012 in Energy & Environmental Management
Goldman Sachs annual meeting in Jersey City commits $40bn to renewable energy projects
At its annual shareholder meeting yesterday in Jersey City, New Jersey, the investment bank Goldman Sachs made a public commitment to invest at least $40bn over the next decade in a range of renewable energy projects around the world.


20 MAY 2012 in Inquirer.Net
200-MW power shortfall seen in Mindanao in 2013
POWER supply in the Mindanao grid might continue to remain precarious up to next year, Energy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras told reporters.
The energy chief said in an interview that they forecast the Mindanao grid to have a 200-megawatt (MW) shortfall by next year.


18 MAY 2012 in Business Mirror
Millions lost in Iloilo City blackouts
It took only three days for an air-conditioning unit that Carlos Castells, a manager of a travel agency, bought for his 17-year-old office in Iloilo City, to break down when a citywide blackout occurred on May 2.


08 MAY 2012 in Philippine Daily Inquirer
Reserve power offered to Mindanao, but cost turns off users
The good news is that the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines (NGCP) is making available what it said were power reserves that would help ease power outages that many areas in Mindanao are currently suffering from.
The bad news, however, is no one wants to pay higher for it.


03 MAY 2012 in Philippine Collegian
Power outrage: The Mindanao power crisis after 10 years of EPIRA
President Benigno Aquino III himself laid out the situation in his recent Power Summit speech when he told the people of Mindanao: “Pay a little more for energy, or live with the lack of energy and the continuation of brownouts.”


02 MAY 2012 in Emerging Markets
Climate change ‘bigger threat’ than economic crisis – ADB
Economic degradation and climate change pose the greatest systemic threat to Asia’s long-term economic security and prosperity, a senior ADB official has warned.


12 AUGUST 2011 in Inquirer.Net
Gov’t urged to speed up renewable energy program
A lawmaker on Friday urged the Aquino administration to speed up efforts in implementing the mechanisms provided under the Renewable Energy Act, noting that any delay would cost the country.


10 AUGUST 2011 in Malaya Business Insight
Euro chamber hits renewable energy flip-flop
The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) yesterday assailed the Board of Investments (BOI) for calling for a slowdown in tapping renewable energy because of its higher costs.


09 AUGUST 2011 in Inquirer.Net
Gov’t warned against flip-flopping stand on RE
The European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and the European National Chambers have expressed apprehension over the stand of the Board of Investments (BoI) regarding the country’s push for renewable energy development.


08 AUGUST 2011 in Inquirer.Net
Osmeña: Power rates won't go down
SILAY CITY -- Senator Sergio Osmeña III, chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy, admitted that the cost of power in the country would not go down because 75 percent of the country’s sources of power are dependent on imported fuels.


08 AUGUST 2011 in Inquirer.Net
Turn away from coal for power needs, gov’t urged
The World Wide Fund for Nature-Philippines has added its voice to the chorus lamenting the government’s increasing dependence on coal for the country’s energy needs, warning that this would become too costly for consumers.


06 AUGUST 2011 in PhilStar
BOI nixes tariff perks for renewable energy projects
MANILA, Philippines - Trade Undersecretary and Board of Investments (BOI) managing director Cristino Panlilio has urged the government to reconsider the granting of tariff incentives to renewable energy (RE) projects due to the possible increase in the country’s electricity rates.


01 AUGUST 2011 in Manila Bulletin
Renewable Energy
MANILA, Philippines — The country should now get serious about tapping renewable energy (RE).


28 JULY 2011 in The Manila Times
Philippines seen as renewable energy hub
LAHUG, CEBU CITY: BESIDES a cleaner environment and lower fuel import bills, the Philippines also stand to gain from improved know-how in renewable energy once green power projects kick in, according to an official of First Gen Corp.


28 JULY 2011 in Manila Standard Today
PHL eyed as renewable energy center
LAHUG, Cebu City—The Philippines can be a hub of renewable energy expertise and become a global leader once pending projects are implemented, an industry official said Wednesday.


28 JULY 2011 in Manila Bulletin
Investment in renewable energy urged
MANILA, Philippines — An international conservation group Thursday reiterated the significance of investing in renewable energy (RE) in the Philippines to avert the impact of continuous increase in fuel prices.


28 JULY 2011 in Inquirer.Net
WWF-Philippines call for more renewable energy in Mindanao
MANILA, Philippines—The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Philippines) is pushing for the diversification of the power generation mix in Mindanao to include more renewable energy sources.


09 JUNE 2011 in Business World Online
W. Visayas warned of power shortage in two to three years
ILOILO CITY -- The rapid expansion of business activity in Western Visayas will put the region’s power supply in a precarious situation in two to three years unless enough new generation plants are built, business leaders here warned.


13 APRIL 2011 in Manila Bulletin
DoE cancels 30-MW biomass project given go-signal by Palawan
MANILA, Philippines – A service contract for a 30-megawatt biomass power project by a Korean firm was among the renewable energy (RE) deals cancelled by the Department of Energy (DoE), but a bizarre twist happened after its Palawan host community gave go-signal for its implementation.


23 MARCH 2011 in Manila Bulletin
Feed-in tariff allowance sked for RE moved to 2012
MANILA, Philippines – It is still a long way to go for renewable energy developers who are waiting for the actual implementation of the feed-in- tariff allowance (FIT-ALL) or the levelized subsidy that will underpin investments in the sector.


07 MARCH 2011 in Inquirer.net
Meeting the millennium challenges
The month of March, being Women’s Month, is proving to be another busy month for women as well as the ever-hopeful advocates for ecological integrity in our ailing planet. The activities lined up this week are centered on meeting the millennium challenges by achieving the goals of poverty alleviation and building a low-carbon economy and resilient communities to respond to the grave effects of climate change.


06 NOVEMBER 2010 in Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation
DoE seeks new extension for feed-in-tariff filing
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy-sanctioned National Renewable Energy Board (NREB) has sought another one-month extension for its filing of the levelized feed-in-tariff allowance (FIT-All), or the subsidy scheme that will underpin investments in the renewable energy (RE) sector.


07 AUGUST 2010 in Inquirer.Net
Hydropower no longer reliable for Mindanao, says ADB expert
The Asian Development Bank said it will continue to support more renewable energy projects in Mindanao in the next three to four years but added that hydropower might not be among them.


24 JULY 2010 in Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation
ERC - Subsidy for RE via feed-in-tariff stretched to 20 years
The subsidy to be borne by consumers via the feed-in-tariff (FIT) component to be reflected in the electric bills for emerging renewable energy (RE) technologies will be stretched to 20 years, according to the rules issued by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).


29 JUNE 2010 in GMA NEWS.TV
Power crisis looms over Luzon in 2011 — energy expert
The subsidy to be borne by consumers via the feed-in-tariff (FIT) component to be reflected in the electric bills for emerging renewable energy (RE) technologies will be stretched to 20 years, according to the rules issued by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).


28 JUNE 2010 in Philippine Daily Inquirer
Power supply in Metro, Luzon remains critical - National Grid
The power situation in Metro Manila and provinces in Luzon remained critical due to a power supply deficit that reached 125 megawatts (MW) as of Monday afternoon, according to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).


09 APRIL 2010 in The Philippine Star
Power rates up this month
The power situation in Metro Manila and provinces in Luzon remained critical due to a power supply deficit that reached 125 megawatts (MW) as of Monday afternoon, according to the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP).


FEBRUARY 2010 in The Philippine Star
Rotating BLACKOUTS expected to return to the Philippines
Rotating blackouts are back, and not just in Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon. The blackouts are threatening to stall the economic engine in the Visayas and dampening investments in Mindanao.

 
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